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
My kidney donation surgery was performed on December 6, 2012 at the New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. The recipient was my brother-in-law. Today, over two years later, we are both issue free and my brother-in-law’s business has him traveling internationally.
At the time of surgery, my age made me the oldest surviving donor to have successfully completed donor surgery during the hospital’s past 50 years of kidney transplant history. I was 72 at the time of my kidney donation.