Families who donated their loved one's organs and/or tissue
Kirsty Wilson became a lifesaving organ donor aged 20 after suffering from a severe asthma attack that she didn’t recover from. Kirsty was mother to a four month old daughter, Maisie.
Angie’s son, Justin, died aged 21, helping five people through his organ donations. She now meets regularly with the mother of Kristof, who received Justin’s liver.
Aari Patel was just three when he died following an accident at home.
Jordan Walker, a former QPR apprentice footballer, became a lifesaving organ donor after collapsing from a sudden stroke.
Andrew’s wife Leslie died aged 63 in 2016, after suffering a fatal seizure. She wrote, produced and presented shows on BBC Radio Three and Four, and was the author of four award-winning travel books and two international best-selling novels.
Rebecca’s daughter Zara tragically died 15 years ago due to pneumococcal meningitis, aged just 14 months.
After aggressive cancer, Andrew's family were surprised to discover that he could still be a donor. Andrew's corneas were successfully used for transplant, giving someone the gift of sight.
Karis May Darling was just 12 when she died after contracting streptococcal A. Karis’ organs gave the gift of life to five people.
In 2009 Surinder Kaur Jagdev, a healthy 60 year old, suffered a sudden brain haemorrhage after a fall. Five of her organs and tissues were donated.
Beth donated her organs after she died suddenly in her sleep of a brain haemorrhage soon after her 21st birthday.