Dale Nelson, a 16 year-old young man from Bloomington, was able to donate his kidney and corneas.
Hannah Bean, a 17 year-old Decatur heart recipient, was able to attend her Senior Prom because of a generous organ donor.
Joe Irace of Atwood recently celebrated his 10th anniversary as a heart recipient. A constant promoter of donation, Joe pays it forward by telling everyone he knows about his miraculous transplant.
Robert Reyes is celebrating his one year anniversary of his heart transplant at Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn.
Mark Mason throwing out the first pitch at the Cardinals game September 2018. Mark Mason Sr. was diagnosed with Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) which is a chronic, or long-term, disease that slowly damages the bile ducts and leads to liver Failure. 2015, Mark survived Cancer and had a Liver transplant April 9, 2015.
Patrick and Derrick
Patrick was a victim of gun violence in 2016 and needed a small bowel transplant by early 2017. Patrick's identical twin brother Derrick was a perfect match, allowing Patrick to live his life without anti-rejection medication, a true rarity and miracle.