People who have benefitted from receiving a transplant
Angie and Erika are united by organ donation, though in very differing circumstances.
Seven years ago Sadia was diagnosed with a kidney condition. The decline in her health led to her leaving her job as a primary school teacher.
In 2016, Michael Willis was diagnosed with sarcoidosis, a rare lung condition that causes small patches of red and swollen tissue to develop in the organs of the body. He was left needing a double lung transplant to be able to live.
Hilaria became unwell at the age of 35 after suffering a miscarriage. Her condition quickly deteriorated to septicaemia, then multiple organ failure.
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, 47, had a lung transplant in 2014 after a series of infections had caused damage to his lungs.
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 received a lifesaving liver transplant after nearly dying from liver failure caused by the genetic conditions Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and Alagille Syndrome.
Having both received life-saving transplants, Wendy and Richard met at the British Transplant Games in 2016 and fell in love.
Four-year-old Freddie from Yorkshire received a live-changing liver transplant in 2015.