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Donating a kidney is an incredible, potentially life-saving thing to do. A living donation is the best current treatment option for most people who need a transplant.

Real
Stories
Liz's Story

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Liz's family struggled at first with her determination to donate her kidney to someone unrelated to her.
Ruby’s Story

Ruby’s Story

My donor gave me a life to live for. I have done things I had never considered doing whilst on dialysis.

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Stephanie’s Story

Stephanie’s Story

"If I had another kidney to spare, I would donate in a heartbeat.  It was life changing for my husband, and for me as a person."

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David’s Story

David’s Story

David is just an average Joe. A motorcycling, 54-year-old father and grandfather. And 6 years ago, he donated one of his kidneys to someone who needed it more than he did.

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Cheryl’s Story

Cheryl’s Story

40 years ago, Kathleen donated one of her kidneys to Cheryl, who was just five years old at the time.

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Di’s Story

Di’s Story

"Giving a small part of me that I didn’t need to someone else would make little difference in my life, but a huge difference in theirs – it was an easy decision for me to make."

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Shaun’s Story

Shaun’s Story

"I donated a kidney to my dad 10 years ago, aged 25. To me, it was a no brainer."

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Sarah’s Story

Sarah’s Story

Sarah had seen the life-changing difference donating a kidney could have, and immediately knew it was something she wanted to do.

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John’s story

John’s story

I would not feel as comfortable in my own skin as I do now if I had not donated my kidney.

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Sanjiv’s story

Sanjiv’s story

"Once the idea of donating a kidney had got into my head, that was it."

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Tracey’s Story

Tracey’s Story

Pete’s kidney gave me my life back and gave my son Edward a mum with energy and vitality.

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