This Week's Trending Stories of Hope - Talking About Organ Donation on Social Media

ellen_degeneres_show_-_tayt_-_heart_recipientLooking for a little pick-me-up? With so many good stories, we couldn't resist sharing a few organ donation posts from the week.

If you watch Ellen, you’ve hopefully met her adorable “boyfriend” Tayt who has been eagerly awaiting a new heart. We are thrilled to hear that sweet Tayt’s donor heart came this week; our thoughts and prayers go out to the donor family, Tayt, and his family.

Photo from the Ellen DeGeneres Show Facebook page

Tayt Received a Donor Heart

Tayt is getting a new heart today. Please send all of your hopes and prayers that this surgery goes well. #TaytsWish

Posted by The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday, June 23, 2015


With the help of medical advances in organ donation and the growing pool of information and resources available to transplant surgeons and doctors, the tragic loss of infant babies is turning into a life-saving gift for families across the globe.

Australia's Youngest Organ Recipient

Little Aidan became Australia's youngest organ recipient thanks to the generous decision of another family. People of...

Posted by DonateLife on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A Tiny Baby Making a Big Impact for Organ Donation

When a pregnant Sarah Gray found out one of her twins had a fatal condition, she was firm in her decision to donate his...

Posted by LiveOnNY on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

30 Years Ago He Was the Youngest Liver Transplant Recipient

Thirty years ago Mustafa became the youngest liver transplant recipient. Today he's setting a new record.#DonateLife...

Posted by Donate Life South Carolina on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 


So many heart-warming stories to celebrate love and life this past Father’s Day!

Celebrating their Father’s Legacy

Nearly a year ago, Justin and Dana Ashley lost their father after he suffered severe head trauma at the age of 53. This...

Posted by Donate Life America on Friday, June 19, 2015
Father and Son Brought Closer by Organ Donation

Shared kidney ailment brings dad, son closer #transplantliving #kidney

Posted by United Network for Organ Sharing on Thursday, June 25, 2015


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