People who have benefitted from receiving a transplant
Cissy, heart and kidney transplant recipient
18-year-old Cissy from Surrey received a heart from a deceased donor when she was 10 and a kidney from her mum, Jo, at the age of 12.
Londoner Yuri owes his life to an organ donor.
Laura, cornea transplant recipient
Laura knows first hand what is has been like to receive the gift of sight when she had two cornea transplants to restore her eyes. Now she can see her son Noah, and work, and live a normal life thanks to eye donation.
Emily, liver transplant recipient
Emily received a lifesaving liver transplant after nearly dying from liver failure caused by the genetic conditions Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and Alagille Syndrome.
Wendy and Richard, heart and lung transplant recipients
Having both received life-saving transplants, Wendy and Richard met at the British Transplant Games in 2016 and fell in love.
Freddie, liver transplant recipient
Four-year-old Freddie from Yorkshire received a live-changing liver transplant in 2015.
Sheeba, kidney and liver transplant recipient
Sheeba went into kidney failure due to a genetic condition before having a combined kidney and liver transplant.
Rich, liver transplant recipient
Rich, from Bridgnorth, Shropshire, ended up in a coma when his liver failed for unknown reasons. He was close to death but thankfully with around 24 hours left to live, the hospital got the call needed to save his life.
Adam, kidney transplant recipient
Adam spent three years on dialysis before getting his transplant in March 2013.
Emma, liver transplant recipient
Emma is back to work teaching after having a liver transplant.