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A Storyteller Night at the Improv Shop CLICK “Read More” AND RSVP! Once upon a time I was asked to be the tell stories in front of a group at the improv shop. So I did. Fun was had. Since that day my kidneys have failed me. When I joined this wonderful community...
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in need of a kidney transplant

transplants in 2014 from living donors

no. of kidneys I need

Every year 4,500 people die waiting for a kidney. Good news: This number can be reduced. Better News: You can help. Consider becoming a living donor.

About my donor packet

Won't you be my living Donor?

What exactly is this donor packet?

In the packet, you’ll find everything you need to begin the process to become my living donor. Don’t worry, this is confidential. I have no way of knowing who downloaded this packet and furthermore, what is done with it after downloading. All documents can be printed out.

Simply fill out the required paper work and send it to Barnes-Jewish Transplant Center. They will contact you to start the process of getting tested to be my donor.

If there are ANY questions what to do with the packet, you can call 1.800.633.9906, option 4, to reach the Barnes-Jewish Transplant Center.

1.800.633.9906, OPTION 4




The packet includes the following: (required paperwork is marked with *)

  • Campus Map of Barnes-Jewish
  • Confidential Donor Form*
  • Donor Consent form*
  • Living donor brochure
  • Pre-Transplant donor booklet
  • Printable Return envelope*
  • ROI (release of information form)*
  • UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing) resource letter

Downloading this packet in no way obligates you to do anything. However, the more people we can get evaluated the faster I can be well. Let’s get me well.

My Blood Group is O.
My condition is ESRD (end stage renal disease) caused by an autoimmune disease called IGA Nephropathy.
My hope is a living donor.


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