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Families who donated their loved one's organs and/or tissue

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William, donated heart valves to four babies

When he suddenly died aged 70, William was able to donate both of his kidneys and his corneas. His heart valves also helped four babies who were all born with congenital heart conditions.

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Karen and Mark’s story

When Karen’s husband Mark died suddenly their previous conversations about organ donation helped her to make the decision to agree to donation.

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Keira's story - Max and Keira's Law

Keira donated her kidneys, liver and heart - which went to a young boy called Max. Her donation was the inspiration for Max and Keira's Law.


Kirsty, helped four people

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, mother of an organ donor

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, saved the lives of two children

Aari Patel was just three when he died following an accident at home.

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Jordan, donated five organs

Jordan Walker, a former QPR apprentice footballer, became a lifesaving organ donor after collapsing from a sudden stroke.


Andrew, donated his wife’s organs

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, mother of a child organ donor

Rebecca’s daughter Zara tragically died 15 years ago due to pneumococcal meningitis, aged just 14 months.

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Andrew, donated his corneas

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.