Joe Tucker’s transplant story

From ABC News: “In 2004, at just 38-years-old, Tucker had a heart attack. ‘I was an entrepreneur doing my own landscaping and just got stressed out. I was working really hard in the summer times and stuff, and I just collapsed. And after that first heart...

14-year-old Hannah Anderson’s transplant story

At just nine years old, completely blindsided and not fully understanding, Hannah needed a liver transplant. “My parents were really scared and stuff. I was like wondering what was wrong,” said Hannah. In this story, we meet Hannah Anderson. It was another family’s...
Give Blood, Share Joy Campaign

Give Blood, Share Joy Campaign

PRESS RELEASE: TEGNA in partnership with Vitalant and the National Foundation for Transplants sponsors Blood Drive MEMPHIS, TN:  The “Give Blood, Share Joy” campaign has been developed by TEGNA Memphis in partnership with the Memphis offices of Vitalant and the...
Hip Hop Legend Receives Heart Transplant

Hip Hop Legend Receives Heart Transplant

Hip Hop may not be your favorite genre of music but for millions of fans worldwide it is their preferred type of music, especially the old-school Hip Hop.  The father of Hip Hop, MC Kurtis Blow, is an organ transplant recipient.  He is also a living legend who became...
4-year-old Addie gets a new heart

4-year-old Addie gets a new heart

A recent story in The Times is capturing the hearts of parents.  It is gut-wrenching to watch a child suffer with a life-threatening illness.  Yet, there are thousands of parents who are faced with that predicament right now.  But this story has a happy ending....