People who have benefitted from receiving a transplant

Cissy – a 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.

Fiona - ligament transplant

Fiona had a tissue transplant in September 2016. Her damaged knee ligament was replaced by ligament from a deceased donor.

Yuri – a lung transplant recipient

Londoner Yuri, 47, had a lung transplant in 2014 after a series of infections had caused damage to his lungs.

Laura - cornea transplant

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

Emily received a lifesaving liver transplant after nearly dying from liver failure caused by the genetic conditions Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and Alagille Syndrome.