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Ashley Brown is living proof of what organ donation means

Even though it was just before her own birthday, Ashley Brown was the one who was giving gifts.

Brodie McCarthy Saved the Lives of 5 Islanders

Lisa McCarthy is encouraging others to become registered organ donors after their family’s decision to donate her son’s organs saved the lives of five other people.

Trina Doyle saves life of child she never met

Trina Doyle volunteered to be a living donor and went through the surgery in Toronto to remove part of her liver, but it wasn’t until she received a letter from the recipient’s family that she truly understood how important her decision was.

Why this Island woman is giving part of her liver to a complete stranger

Trina Doyle signed up to become an anonymous donor and just a few months later got the call.

Ashley Brown is living proof of what organ donation means

Even though it was just before her own birthday, Ashley Brown was the one who was giving gifts.

Trina Doyle saves life of child she never met

Trina Doyle volunteered to be a living donor and went through the surgery in Toronto to remove part of her liver, but it wasn’t until she received a letter from the recipient’s family that she truly understood how important her decision was.

Brodie McCarthy Saved the Lives of 5 Islanders

Lisa McCarthy is encouraging others to become registered organ donors after their family’s decision to donate her son’s organs saved the lives of five other people.

Why this Island woman is giving part of her liver to a complete stranger

Trina Doyle signed up to become an anonymous donor and just a few months later got the call.

Recipient Stories

Cathy Binette: The Power of Organ Donation

Cathy Binette knows first-hand the power of an organ donation – and she encourages Islanders to use a new online tool to register to be a donor.

Debbie Keough-Croken: A Renewed Life

Debbie Keough-Croken will never meet the woman who saved her life. But she’s encouraging others to follow that woman’s example by making a commitment to being an organ donor.

Cheryl Castellani: My Sister Saved my Life

A Nova Scotia woman with a new lease on life was reunited this Thanksgiving with the sister on P.E.I. who gave her the gift of a life-saving transplant surgery more than two months ago.

The Phone Call of Second Chances

Almost three years ago, Bobby Joe MacDonald finally received the call he had been waiting for. After a lifetime of breathing difficulties, he was getting new lungs.

Ann Bolger: A second kidney miracle

Ann Bolger has advocated for organ donation for decades, and recently, she became the recipient of a life-saving kidney donated by a grieving family.

Darcy Barry: I get to play with my kids again

Darcy Barry didn’t know what to do when he learned his kidney was failing him. About four years ago the Morell, P.E.I., man was told by doctors that he had “excess protein” in his kidney. His condition quickly grew worse. and soon he started kidney dialysis.

How two strangers became kidney twins

Annie MacDonald and Kim Moncion were strangers once, living close to each other but not knowing they’d be forever bound by the new lives given to them by the same organ donor.

Nathan Bushey: when life hands you a kidney

FORTUNE BRIDGE — When life hands you a new kidney, sometimes you just need a tomato sandwich. That’s how Nathan Bushey felt after his ordeal was over and he finally made it home and to hug his dog Habby.

Cathy Binette: The Power of Organ Donation

Cathy Binette knows first-hand the power of an organ donation – and she encourages Islanders to use a new online tool to register to be a donor.

Cheryl Castellani: My Sister Saved my Life

A Nova Scotia woman with a new lease on life was reunited this Thanksgiving with the sister on P.E.I. who gave her the gift of a life-saving transplant surgery more than two months ago.

Ann Bolger: A second kidney miracle

Ann Bolger has advocated for organ donation for decades, and recently, she became the recipient of a life-saving kidney donated by a grieving family.

How two strangers became kidney twins

Annie MacDonald and Kim Moncion were strangers once, living close to each other but not knowing they’d be forever bound by the new lives given to them by the same organ donor.

Debbie Keough-Croken: A Renewed Life

Debbie Keough-Croken will never meet the woman who saved her life. But she’s encouraging others to follow that woman’s example by making a commitment to being an organ donor.

The Phone Call of Second Chances

Almost three years ago, Bobby Joe MacDonald finally received the call he had been waiting for. After a lifetime of breathing difficulties, he was getting new lungs. 

Darcy Barry: I get to play with my kids again

Darcy Barry didn’t know what to do when he learned his kidney was failing him. About four years ago the Morell, P.E.I., man was told by doctors that he had “excess protein” in his kidney. His condition quickly grew worse. and soon he started kidney dialysis.

Nathan Bushey: when life hands you a kidney

FORTUNE BRIDGE — When life hands you a new kidney, sometimes you just need a tomato sandwich. That’s how Nathan Bushey felt after his ordeal was over and he finally made it home and to hug his dog Habby.

Program Stories

Help Save a Life

Gordon MacFarlane and Carleigh MacLeod know the power of an organ or tissue donation – and both are encouraging Islanders to change someone’s life by registering to be a donor.

Make It Zero

P.E.I. has launched a new campaign to encourage Islanders to become organ donors called Make it Zero, as part of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness week.

Help Save a Life

Gordon MacFarlane and Carleigh MacLeod know the power of an organ or tissue donation – and both are encouraging Islanders to change someone’s life by registering to be a donor.

Make It Zero

P.E.I. has launched a new campaign to encourage Islanders to become organ donors called Make it Zero, as part of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness week.

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