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Family continues giving with $32,000 donation to Windsor Regional

Organ donation and the Ouellette Campus ICU waiting room are the latest recipients of the generous legacy of Trevor Louis Funkenhauser.

The Funkenhauser family presented a cheque for $32,000 from proceeds of the About a Day For a Life V golf tournament held in June. 163 more words


heart to heart

She says she like this shirt because of the heart. It reminds her of her dad and his new heart.  She tells me when he is feeling better they are going to “ 156 more words

Gift Of Life Donor Family Gathering October 19, 2014

We had received an invitation to the Gift Of life Donor Family Gathering a few months ago.

It was a difficult decision for me.  I did not want to be reminded of losing my daughter - 408 more words


Emotions Running High on the Wait-list

Over 60% of those who have received a heart transplant required this because of a bacterial or viral disease in their heart. It’s not something anyone can predict or plan for – or indeed something that can be prevented. 162 more words

Liver Transplants Do Not Necessarily Go to the Sickest Patients

Liver transplants are usually available for patients who are deemed the sickest on the national transplant waiting list. Currently, the United Network for Organ Sharing (“UNOS”), divides the country into 10 regional transplant boundaries. 128 more words


I'm inspired by U-Kiss: Organ donor update

This morning I received a letter in the post with my UK organ donor card (see photo below.)

Now that I have this card it means that if I were to die at any given time in my life then my organs can be donated to anyone who is immediate need of any organs at all. 99 more words

9.23.97 Austin Wilkerson 9.23.14

I find healing in words and in writing things out. If this is too painful for you to read then please know that I didn’t write it for you. 2,880 more words

Austin's Death