Content Tagged 'donor'

Lexington Boy Wins Big at Transplant Games
At just nine-years-old, Riley Speck was the youngest member on Team Kentucky for the Transplant games; he brought home lots of hardware. Video Video
Teen Getting Long-Awaited Kidney
18-year-old Braxton Upthegrove is finally getting a much-needed kidney after his first transplant twelve years ago didn't work.
Blood Donors Show Their True Colors
Thursday and Friday are your chances to prove whether you bleed blue or red, as the Kentucky Blood Center hands out blue and red shirts to all donors gearing up for the Cats' fight against the Cards.
KBC Requesting Donors
Kentucky Blood Center officials say the extreme winter weather has cancelled blood drives, and caused few people to show up at donation centers.
Harvesting Hope Loses Donors
The Harvesting Hope food pantry and soup kitchen feeds more than 2,000 people in Boyle County every month. Two of the food pantry’s biggest donors were forced to cut costs. That means charitable donations stopped and Harvesting Hope lost about 95% of its funding. Video Video
Lexington Man Who Had Heart Removed Waits Patiently for Donor
A Lexington resident who has been living without a heart for a year waits patiently for the day when an appropriate donor heart is found for him.
UK Markey Cancer Center Receiving $6.25 Million
The funds will be used to help with research into a deadly blood and bone marrow disease. Video Video
Lexington Man Sending Donations To Sandy Victims
Ray Robinson rented a truck to collect donations, and said he's hoping to fill it before Saturday. Video Video
Teacher Donates Kidney To Student's Father
A Texas teacher gave a student's father the gift of life. Video Video
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