Waiting

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.

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

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Tamera

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.

Tamera is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio, TX. Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line: 210-575-GIVE (4483).

Maria

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.

Maria is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio, TX. Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line: 210-575-4483.

Gary

My name is Gary Keyes and, through the years, my kidney disease has gotten worse.   Without a living donor, the wait for a kidney can be five to seven years. Sadly, about 12 people die each day while waiting for a transplant.  I have been married to my high school sweetheart for 44 years and would like to have many more years with her.

Gary is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University Health Transplant Center in San Antonio, TX. Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  210-567-5777.

Wally

My name is Walter Wallace but I go by Wally.  I’m married to the love of my life and we have three young children.  I’m in desperate need for a living donor who can help save my life. I will be eternally grateful to a person that can get my life back.  Thank you are reading my bio and for your consideration.

Wally is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio, TX. Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line: 210-575-4483.

Gerald

Gerald Schnautz has polycystic kidney disease (PKD) which has caused him to need a kidney transplant.  “My prayers are for a better quality of my life.  All I need is one caring person to donate a kidney.  A living kidney donation will last longer and has a better chance giving me the truly wonderful gift of being able to lead a longer, healthier, more normal life.”

Gerald is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University Health Transplant Center in San Antonio, TX. Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  210-567-5777.

Rosie

Rosie Ramirez is a loving grandmother who is struggling with kidney disease.  The thought of dialysis is very scary. While dialysis is keeping Rosie alive, it has changed every part of her life; even her ability to be more involved with her family and enjoying her grandchildren.  Rosie is praying that many people might be able to assist her in sharing her story and helping to find a living donor.

Rosie is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University Health Transplant Center in San Antonio, TX. Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  210-567-5777.

Belinda

Belinda Burke is a single mother.  Her son has put his own goals on hold to care for me. I thank you for your consideration to give the gift of life, organ donation.  I look forward to the continuation of my story.  Please help me write the next chapter.

Belinda is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University Health Transplant Center in San Antonio, TX.   Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  210-567-5777.

Laura

Laura Rose Morales needs a kidney donor.  She has two grown children and eight beautiful grandchildren. She enjoys working with her current employer and hopes to stay working for many more years. “I have so much more life to live with my family,” says Laura.

Laura is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line: 210-575-GIVE (4483)

Erin

Erin Flores has just one functioning kidney which is functioning at only 15%.  She works in an elementary school with special needs children.  A transplant would mean the world to Erin!  “It would allow me to have more energy with my children’s activities as well as  Special Olympics with my students.”  Please consider becoming Erin’s kidney donor or help spread the word to others.   

Erin is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line: 210-575-4483.

Jeff

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 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 registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University Health Transplant Center in San Antonio, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  210-567-5777.

Stephanie

Stephanie Remo a single mother of one, was diagnosed with kidney disease in 2018.  Receiving a kidney could give Stephanie the ability to raise her son and continue with the path that God has set before her.  Receiving a Kidney would allow her to finally live again and enjoy everything that life has to offer.

Stephanie is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line: 210-575-4483.

Dolin

Dolin Gonzales.  Dolin has kidney disease and for a while, she was extremely depressed.  Now, she has hope that someone will choose to be a living donor and provide the precious gift of a new kidney.  A living kidney donation will last longer and will allow Dolin to lead a longer, healthier, more normal life.

Dolin is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University Health Transplant Center in San Antonio, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  210-567-5777.

Jessica

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!

Jessica is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University Health Transplant Center in San Antonio, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  210-567-5777.

Celinda

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.  She prays you will let others know of her need for a kidney donor.  

Celinda is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University Health Transplant Center in San Antonio, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  210-567-5777.

Celia

Celia Caudillo lost her sight many years ago and is grateful to have a life and lives every day to the fullest.  She has four beautiful daughters.  Sadly, dialysis has taken a toll on her life.  Her one wish is to be a grandma and be around to watch her grandchildren grow up and to spend more time with her daughters.

Celia is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University Health Transplant Center in San Antonio, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  210-567-5777.

Shon

Shon Gonzalez has two children and two grandchildren. He went back to college when he was 45  and went on to earn his Masters Degree in Psychology, graduating with a 4.0 GPA.  He was diagnosed with kidney failure and now needs a kidney transplant.  There are no words I can tell you how grateful I would be if you indeed can help,” says Shon.

Shon is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line: 210-575-4483.

Jeff

Jeff Cuellar was working full-time in a job he loved when he received the diagnosis of kidney failure.  It finally became too exhausting, so he retired from the City of San Antonio Park Police  after 38 ½ years of service.  Now Jeff needs a kidney transplant.  Please consider becoming a living donor.  If that’s not possible, please share Jeff’s information with others who just may be the match.

Jeff is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University Health Transplant Center in San Antonio, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  210-567-5777.

Guadalupe

Guadalupe Lopez is a father and grandfather.  He has been diagnosed with end stage renal disease, is currently on dialysis and in need of a kidney donor.  A living kidney donation will last longer and has a better chance giving him the gift of being able to lead a longer, healthier, more normal life.

Lupe is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line: 210-575-4483.

Tabitha

Tabitha Deborah Bonner has kidney failure and is in great need of a living donor who will be her hero.  A living kidney donation will be a true blessing for Tabitha. A kidney from a living donor will last longer and has a better chance giving her the truly wonderful gift of leading a longer, healthier, more normal life. “Thank you for considering being a donor and God Bless!”

Tabitha is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University Health Transplant Center in San Antonio, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  210-567-5777.

Patti

Patti Stafford is waiting and hoping for  a kidney donor.   She is doing dialysis while continuing to work full time.  Patti has 2 sons and 3 lively grandchildren.  “My prayers are for a better quality of life and all I need is you.” 

Patti is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at the Transplant Center at Baylor St. Luke’s in Houston, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line: 832-355-9494.

Jeff

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 match?

Jeff is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Baylor Scott & White in Temple, TX.  Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line:  254-724-8912

Melvin

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?

Melvin is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Houston Methodist Transplant in Houston, TX.

Daniel

Daniel Skiba has had kidney disease since he was a child.  Now at the final stage of kidney failure, he is in desperate need of a new kidney.  Daniel has a wonderful wife and two young children and wants to be around to take care of them and watch them grow up.  A living kidney donation will be a true blessing for Daniel.  Daniel would be forever grateful to the person that would be willing to donate a kidney to help save his life.

Daniel is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Medical City Healthcare in Dallas, TX.  Kidney Donor Program direct line is 972-566-7199.

Baron

Baron Dodson is in desperate need of a kidney transplant. He currently receives dialysis 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 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.”

Baron is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Medical City Healthcare in Fort Worth, TX.  Kidney Donor Program direct line is 855-897-5292. 

Tannie

Tannie Hill is a dialysis patient in need of a kidney.  She’s usually a go-getter, but since being diagnosed with end stage renal failure she’s often tired with little energy.  “If I can be blessed to receive a donor, I can get back to working in the medical field, writing stage plays, and advocating for child abuse victims.”

Tannie is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at UTMB Transplant Center in Houston, TX. Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  409-772-1451.

Juan

Juan Beck has been diagnosed with kidney failure and is waiting for a kidney transplant. He has three children and six grandchildren.   Although Juan is receives dialysis  several times a week, he is also working at a full-time job with the Department of Public Safety.  “It’s part of my struggle to live and see my young ones grow!”

Juan is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Las Palmas Healthcare in El Paso, TX.   Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  915-264-7829.

Dien

Dien Phan needs a lifesaving kidney.  Currently, I’m on dialysis to support my life. A kidney transplant from a living donor will give me the best chance of long-term health and being able to enjoy an active life with my family which I love so much.  He created a website with hope that more people learn about my situation and maybe someone will help:  donate2savelives.us

Dien is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Cleveland Clinic Transplant in Weston, FL.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  954-659-5133.

Lee Ann

Lee Ann Torigian is suffering from Polycystic Kidney Disease causing her kidneys to enlarge and lose function over time.   Her kidney disease has gotten much worse causing her to face one of two treatment options:  dialysis or a kidney transplant.   A living kidney donation will offer the best chance of giving her a longer and healthier life.

Lee Ann is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, FL. Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line: 813-844-5669.

Linda

Linda Denby has been praying for a lifesaving kidney.   Linda is ready and in need of the miracle of a kidney transplant. “I would have unspeakable gratitude for a second chance of life, so please consider me in your prayers and in your decision to be my kidney donor.”

Linda is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Jefferson Transplant Services in Philadelphia, PA.  Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line: 215-503-3378.

Sejal

After she finished medical school, Sejal Patel learned she needed a new kidney and pancreas to survive.  Sejal received the gift of life and decided to use her medical degree to go into clinical research and work in transplant nephrology to help others like herself.  Now her donor kidney is failing.  She looks forward to  a transplant so she can continue caring for patients via the medical field.

Sajel is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Mayo Clinic Transplant in Phoenix, AZ.  Kidney Donor Program:  480-342-2000

Mohak

Mohak Patel has kidney disease. Dialysis will keep him alive, but it will change every facet of his life; limiting travel, food and even how much water he can drink.   Even worse, it limits the time he has to spend with his wife and other family members.

Mohak is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University of Arkansas Transplant Hospital.  Kidney Donor Program Inquiry: 1-800-552-8026

Eric

My name is Eric Karraker and I need a kidney donor.   I live with my wife and two sons.   More than anything I want to be here for my sons.  My hope and prayer is to receive a donated kidney so that I can continue to spend time with my family and hopefully even return to work.

Eric is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Shane

Shane Blanchard has  always beaten the odds.  He was born with a rare congenital disorder and was not expected to live past his first birthday.  Since then, Shane has survived more than 50 operations.  Instead of seeing his medical condition as limiting, Shane has cultivated a positive mental attitude and used those experiences to serve others.    

Shane is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  1-877-386-9108

Johnson

Johnson Chen has an inherited disease called PKD which causes cysts to grow on his kidney and leads to kidney failure.  He loves to play sports and spend time with his family, but kidney disease has made all that very difficult. He has a website at savejohnslife.com  “I still have so many long-term plans, people to help, and dreams to achieve.”

Johnson is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles, CA.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  310-423-2641. 

Tiffany

My name is Tiffany Jones. I love life, music, dancing and watching movies.  I’m looking for a kidney so I can keep on living my life and be here with my family.  I was born with one kidney. For years I have had problems with my kidney but now its function has completely declined to 18%.  I am in need of a living kidney donor.

Tiffany is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at New York Presbyterian in New York, NY.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  212-746-3099.

Enza

My name is Enza Duda and I have Polycystic Kidney Disease, also known as PKD. I am in search of a living kidney donor, as my kidneys are failing rapidly.  Finding a living donor would restore the quality of my life and give my family more time to experience so many wonderful things that God has in store for us. 

Enza is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Mayo Clinic Transplant in Phoenix, AZ.  Kidney Donor Program:  480-342-2000

Catherine

Catherine Campbell has passionately dedicated her life as a nurse, caring for others.  Now it’s Catherine who needs a hero who is willing to become a living donor.  As a wife, Mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, her life has been challenged by End Stage Renal Disease.   

Catherine is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Mayo Clinic Transplant in Phoenix, AZ.  Kidney Donor Program:  480-342-2000

Richard

Richard Corriveau is a husband and father who needs a kidney to live.  A living kidney donation will last longer and has a better chance giving him the truly wonderful gift of being able to lead a longer, healthier, more normal life.

Richard is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MO.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  413-794-2321

Bernadette

Bernadette Forystek is in dire need of a kidney transplant. Without a living donor, the wait time for a kidney is around 5-7 years.   “I don’t want to leave my family without a mother, wife, sister and grandmother.”

Bernadette is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at  the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line: 801-581-2634.

Sharon

Sharon Dennison has kidney disease. She loves her dog, Lila, and being surrounded by nature.  In 2008, her life changed when she was told she has kidney disease.    Since then, she feels as if she has been “sleepwalking” through her 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!

Sharon is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  Kidney Donor Program Inquiry: BWHKidneyDonorInfo@partners.org

Christine

Christine Hernandez is a registered nurse and a mom who needs your help. Her family’s history of kidney disease prevents a relative from donating.  “I’m just fighting for my life,” Christine says. “I’m trying to get my life back and live for my kids and go back to nursing  I want to go back and pay it forward; I want to help people.”

Christine is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at University of Illinois Transplant in Chicago, IL.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  312-996-8330

Susan

Susan Chapman has inherited polycystic kidney disease.  Susan raised her daughter alone and enjoyed a 30-year career.  Now that her kidneys are failing, her treatment options are only dialysis or a kidney transplant. A living kidney donation will give her the truly wonderful gift of being able to lead a longer, healthier, more normal life.

Susan is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at BJC Transplant Center in St. Louis, MO.  Kidney Donor Program Direct Line:  800-633-9906, Option 4. 

Jonas

Jonas Gadson has only ONE kidney which is only performing at 5-11%.  He returned to school in 2008 and earned his doctorate degree in Theology.  He currently serves as a national advocate, representing patients like himself who are seeking to live full and productive lives while fighting kidney disease.

Jonas is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at  Augusta University Health in Augusta, GA.

Micheal

Micheal’s kidney is failing for the third time and he’s only 36 years old.  His first transplant, 20 years ago, was from his dad. Unfortunately, that kidney lasted only a couple of years.  After four years, he had another transplant from his brother as the living donor. That kidney worked for all these years but started failing last year.  Micheal now needs another kidney transplant.

Michael is registered on the Kidney Transplant Waiting List at UCSF Connie Frank Transplant Center in San Francisco, CA. Kidney Donor Program Inquiry Direct Line: 415-353-1551.