Your kidney donation saves lives!

Deciding to donate a kidney is a big decision with priceless benefits to your recipient. The team at Kidney Solutions can help you understand the kidney donation process.  Should you decide to donate your kidney, we will be with you every step of the way.

If you would like to learn more about possibly becoming a kidney donor, we are here to help make the process as easy as possible. Give us a call. We can answer your questions and connect you with other living donors.  When you’re ready, the first step is to determine your eligibility to become a donor.


For more information on living organ donation, give us a call or send us an e-mail!


Omar Hernandez was a healthy young man who was very rarely sick.  He began having symptoms and his doctor discovered his kidneys were failing.  Even though Omar is on dialysis several days a week, he and his wife continue to work full-time to support their three beautiful children. Some days are harder than others.

You can help by becoming his living kidney donor. Even if you can’t donate, please share to help spread the word of his need for the Gift of Life.


Jeffery Aquino has been praying for a lifesaving kidney. He has been on dialysis for more than 4 years:  3 times a week for 4 hours a day starting at 6:30 am.  Jeff has been raised in a strong religious family. He is the type of person always lending a hand, shirt off his back, and ear for anyone in need.

Jeff is ready and in need of the miracle of a kidney transplant. “There is nothing I can say enough to express and tell people how grateful I would be for the gift of life.”


Antonio Uribe is 56 years old and needs a kidney donor.  His kidneys have failed and he’s been placed on dialysis.  Antonio loves to play basketball with his grandkids, but being on dialysis makes that difficult. He has no energy and dialysis requires him to be at the dialysis clinic for several hours, three times a week.  He dreams of the day after transplant that he can spend quality time with his family again. He’s been employed in landscaping and wants to get back to work.  “Thank you so much for reading my story. I pray that you help me find my donor. God bless.”


Tamera Powell is currently doing home dialysis seven days a week and experiencing kidney and mild heart failure. Her strong faith in God has encouraged her to seek a donor and dream of starting a family after transplant.  She would like to get back to work and continue advocating for children in foster care, something she’s been doing for past 20 years.

“Receiving a kidney would change my whole life. I know that it is a lot to ask but I’m praying you’ll find it in your heart to become my kidney donor.”


Celinda Ramos Garcia has been on dialysis for more than eight years.  She has 4 daughters 11 grandchildren and would love to spend more time with them.  Her dialysis treatments take up most of her time since she has 3 treatments a week, 4 hours each treatment.   

She is asking that you consider being her kidney donor. If that is not possible, She prays you will let others know of her need for a kidney donor.   “Thank you in advance for considering to be my donor.”


We can’t imagine how Jessica Contreras does it most days, being a single mom, working full-time, and doing peritoneal dialysis every night. Her two precious children (Imani and King) keep her very busy, so for them and for a better healthier life she is avidly searching for a living kidney donor.  Please help her! Be a Kidney Donor!


Maria Silva Cavazos is a mother to 3 daughters and a grandmother to 11 beautiful grandchildren. Maria is living with kidney failure and is desperately and eagerly searching for a heroic living kidney donor. Please consider being her hero! You can start the testing process with her registered hospital 


Meet Jaime Campa. It is difficult for him to ask anyone for help, especially for such a big request. But like every kidney warrior, he is worth it!
Jaime has dialysis three days a week and works full-time, putting in more than 40 hours a week. He is a very kind and patient man, and  is in need of a life saving kidney donor.
Many people are unaware that ANYONE can get tested! YOU may be that one person that is the perfect match for Jaime!


Russell Amsbaugh has degrees in design and architecture but his kidney failure has forced him to stop working.  His kidney failure progressed while he was taking care of his mother and grandmother and he finally started dialysis in January of 2015.  His mother and grandmother passed away.  Russell’s life has been put on hold while he waits for a transplant.


Shon Gonzalez has two children and two grandchildren. He went back to college when he was 45 and finished his college degree.  He went on to earn his Masters Degree in Psychology, graduating with a 4.0 GPA.  He was diagnosed one year ago with kidney failure and now needs a kidney transplant. “ I still love to work, read books, go to the beach, go camping, hunting, fishing, and traveling. There are no words I can tell you how grateful I would be if you indeed can help,” says Shon.


My name is Sharon Dennison and I have kidney disease.  I love my dog, Lila, and being surrounded by nature.  In 2008, my life changed when I was told a medication I was prescribed had not been monitored properly.  The medication had “burned out my kidneys.”  Since then, it feels like I have been “sleepwalking” through my life. I know a kidney transplant would change my life.  It only takes one special person to decide to donate.   Thank you so much for your help!


My name is Bernadette Forystek and I am in dire need of a kidney transplant.  My doctor says I will need a transplant or dialysis within the next 6 months. Without a living donor, the wait time for a kidney is around 5-7 years.  My favor of you, is to ask that if you can’t donate, please share  on your Facebook Wall so that it can get exposure I need to find a living donor quickly.  I don’t want to leave my family without a mother, wife, sister and grandmother. That is what I fear for more than I fear for my life.  Thank you for reading this, for your consideration and for sharing my story with the world.


Since 2014, Joyce Benjamin has been going to dialysis at 5:00 am, three times a week for four hours.  After working 32 years for the Department of Human Services (three of those years on dialysis), Joyce retired.  She’s a mother of three, grandmother of eleven and great grandmother of seven.  Her greatest cheerleader is her 83-year-old mother.  Joyce says, “Dialysis is very difficult and hard on you. I need a kidney to help me live out my dreams and visions in this lifetime.” 


Jonas Gadson learned he has only ONE kidney which is only performing at 5-11%.  In 2005,  Jonas took an early retirement from Eastman Kodak to return home to help care for his 81-year-old, ill mother until she died in 2008. He returned to school and earned his doctorate degree in Theology.  He is currently a minister in his church.  He is also very active with his area Chamber of Commerce where he completed their Leadership Class.  He serves as a national advocate for the facility where he received dialysis, representing patients like himself who are seeking to live full and productive lives while fighting kidney disease.


Michael Mund was placed on the kidney transplant list in July, 2020. Michael and his wife, Stacy, have three children and a 1-year old granddaughter.  You might be the miracle he has been praying for.  Even if you’re not a match for Michael, you may be for someone else who is searching for their own family’s miracle. Thank you for considering being a donor and God Bless!


Baron Dodson is in desperate need of a kidney transplant. Currently, he receives hemodialysis three times a week. His wife and four children have been a constant source of love and support.  He would love to return to work as soon as possible and be able to support his family again.  “Words of thanks alone can’t say enough about what joy there would be not have to go to dialysis, but be able to live, work and be with my family.  Bless you in advance for giving me a second chance at life.”


 Mark Goodwin was a truck driver of 28 years, but that changed when he went on dialysis in February 2019.   He enjoys hunting, fishing and gunsmithing. Mark is ready and in need of the miracle of a kidney transplant. “There are no words I can express to tell people how grateful I would be for the gift of life.”


Reggie Johnson is a Christian father of two who enjoys singing gospel music, loves sports, and loves life. He has been on the kidney transplant list since 2018 and is eagerly searching for a kidney donor. He firmly believes that his life saving angel is out there and prays for him/her everyday. Reginald is registered at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, Michigan.  His transplant coordinator is Kimberly Smith (248-551-0955).


Meet Melvin Hitchcock. Melvin is a retired Air Force veteran.  After seven years as a volunteer firefighter, he retired again. Melvin and his wife live in Austin with their two cats.  They both love music and enjoy Austin as the music capital of the world.  Melvin is currently on dialysis and waiting for a match for a kidney transplant.  Will you or someone you know be his match?


Steve Bundage has been on dialysis for 5 years and prays everyday for a life saving kidney. He has worked so hard to stay healthy while on dialysis. Steve is one of the most kind people you could meet and so we, along with Steve, hope you will consider being his hero.


Bo Landefeld, is married with one little boy, Max.  In 2018, Bo was diagnosed with End Stage Renal Failure.  She has been on home dialysis 5 times a week for over a year now.  “I try to stay positive so that I can get a transplant soon.”   Bo and John are professional musicians and teachers in Plano, Texas. Their goal is to help young people play and appreciate classical music and to nurture the human spirit. They are also teaching their 5 year old son to play the cello.


Patty Stafford is waiting and hoping you would like to learn more about getting tested to be her living kidney donor.


Jeff Harris has been on dialysis for 11 years and is in need of a lifesaving kidney transplant. Jeff served our nation in the military for 22 years and is the proud father of three children. He is a firm believer in paying it forward since his retirement from civil service. Through faith Jeff stays healthy both mentally and physically.   Jeff is registered at Baylor Scott & White in Temple, TX: 254-724-8912  

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