WE MAKE A LIVING BY WHAT WE GET, BUT WE MAKE A LIFE BY WHAT WE GIVE. - WINSTON CHURCHILL

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Inspiring Courage

Welcome to Rock 1 Kidney! Are you thinking about donating a kidney to a friend, stranger or loved one? If so, you’re in the right place! At Rock 1 Kidney, you can hear from people who have donated a kidney, and ways they are now enjoying life while rocking one kidney. You’ll also find links to statistics about kidney donation and great resources like the National Kidney Foundation and Alliance for Paired Donation. Thanks for taking this first step toward saving a life – and making yours even better!

Featured Kidney Donor Story

Dorothy

I donated a kidney to my cousin, Jeff, at UCLA on March 31, 2016. I was a healthy 64 year-old woman living in Maine with my retired husband and golden retriever. Our children were grown and scattered. My cousin had been on dialysis for 6 months and his quality of life was unacceptable. There was no one else in the family who hadn't had cancer so I stepped up and offered a kidney.

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