Tag Archives: Transplantation

How Can People Become Organ Donors?

An Interview with Deanna Santana, Part Two

Today, SevenPonds speaks with Deanna Santana, the director of public relations for Sierra Donor Services. SDS is a nonprofit organization located in Sacramento, California that coordinates organ and tissue donations in parts of Northern California and Nevada. Her inspiring story … Continue reading

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Somebody That I’ll Never Know: A Tribute to Organ Donors

Australian Brooke Huuskes's Gotye parody shows the heartfelt intensity of the organ transplant experience on the donation and receiving end

In 2011, Australian pop artist Gotye released his single, “Somebody That I Used to Know.” The song became the anthem of the year, reaping countless parody songs. Among the sea of covers, one song stood out in particular: fellow Australian … Continue reading

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The State of Organ Donation Today

The Waitlist is Growing for an Organ Donation Many May Never Receive

Organ donation remains one of the most pressing and complex subjects in medical care. The recipient waitlist continues to grow: currently over 110,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for some form of major organ donation, and many of them … Continue reading

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