24 episodes

Friedrich Nietzsche said, “Invisible threads are the strongest ties.” What connects us can’t always be seen, but we can uncover those invisible threads through meaningful conversations. In this bi-weekly podcast, we will set the record straight on common organ, eye, tissue, and blood myths and misconceptions and tackle hard to talk about topics that will lead to a better understanding of donation.

Invisible Threads by ConnectLife ConnectLife

    • Education
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Friedrich Nietzsche said, “Invisible threads are the strongest ties.” What connects us can’t always be seen, but we can uncover those invisible threads through meaningful conversations. In this bi-weekly podcast, we will set the record straight on common organ, eye, tissue, and blood myths and misconceptions and tackle hard to talk about topics that will lead to a better understanding of donation.

    Episode 24: The Gift of Healing

    Episode 24: The Gift of Healing

    Birth tissue donation is also known as the gift of healing. Our hosts talk to Ashley Betz, Post Natal Recovery Technician, and Kathryn, a WNY mom that donated her birth tissue through ConnectLife’s Birth Tissue Donation program back in 2018 and will be donating again this year in 2021.


    We honor a local organ donor, Robert Ryan, in our hero story.

    • 18 min
    Episode 23: Let's Get Quizzical, Part 2

    Episode 23: Let's Get Quizzical, Part 2

    April is National Donate Life Month. So, for episode 23, we are celebrating with a game show! Our two contestants go head-to-head in our second edition of Let’s Get Quizzical: Donation Game Show. Grab a friend and play along.


    We honor a local eye and tissue donor, 11-year-old Kenzie, in our hero story.

    • 22 min
    Episode 22: Blood Buddies

    Episode 22: Blood Buddies

    On episode 22, we talk to two amazing friends and co-workers, Dotty and Danielle. They call themselves blood buddies! We hope their story inspires you to become a regular ConnectLife blood donor and find YOUR blood buddy.


    Our hero this episode is blood donor, Paul Indelicato. 

    • 23 min
    Episode 21: Share Your Spare

    Episode 21: Share Your Spare

    On episode 21, we talk to four special guests about kidney health, donation, and transplantation. The Krist family shares their inspiring living kidney donation story and Jeremy Morlock talks us through National Kidney Month. This episode's hero is Cheryl Yurek, who was both a living donor and donated after her passing in 2020.


    Links:


    Kidney Foundation


    https://www.kfwny.org/


    Facebook.com/KFWNY


    Twitter.com/kidneyfoundwny


    Instagram.com/kidneyfoundwny


     


    Team Buffalo


    https://www.kfwny.org/teambuffalo


    Facebook.com/TeamBuffaloTGA


    Twitter.com/TeamBuffaloTGA


    Instagram.com/TeamBuffaloTGA


     


    Transplant Games of America


    https://www.transplantgamesofamerica.org/

    • 47 min
    Episode 20: Speaking From The Heart

    Episode 20: Speaking From The Heart

    February is American Heart Month, and, on February 14, we celebrate National Donor Day. On episode 20, we continue our theme from episode 19 and share another organ donation love story.


    Our hosts talk with Tim & Sherry Day. At the end of the episode, we honor Tim’s heart donor, William, in a special hero story.

    • 45 min
    Episode 19: Organ Donation Love Story

    Episode 19: Organ Donation Love Story

    On episode 19, our hosts talk to a Mark and Naomi Feltz, a married couple whose story spans 13 years and three transplants. It's a love story like no other.


    Every episode we honor a hero. This episode, we honor all three of Naomi's donors. Do you have a hero and want us to share their story? Click here: https://www.connectlife.org/ways-to-give/honor-a-hero/submission-form

    • 52 min

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