The Journey Continues is a podcast committed to promoting kidney health and organ donation through powerful stories. Host Monica Fox is a kidney transplant recipient and Director of Outreach and Government Relations for the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois. This series will feature the journeys of kidney patients, living donors, transplant recipients, donor families and industry experts who continue to educate the community through their own experiences and stories.
Making An Impact
1 in 3 American adults is at risk for developing chronic kidney disease. Jacqueline Burgess-Bishop, CEO for the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, and Susan Sullivan, kidney recipient and Foundation board member, share ways to take care of your kidney health while making an impact in your community.
Life Goes On
Angelique’s world was turned upside down when doctors told her she had only days to live unless she received a liver transplant. She and her twin sister Angenette knew her story was not going to end in that hospital bed 28 years ago.
Heroes Don’t Retire
Dr. Ashutosh Gupta treated patients with kidney disease for more than thirty years. But it was only after retirement that he made the decision to become a living kidney donor. In this episode, he shares his story and walks us through the donation process.
Connected at the Heart
August is Minority Organ Donation Awareness Month. For our inaugural episode, we are highlighting the story of organ donor hero Mario Cousins, as told by his mother Emma O’Neal and his grateful heart recipient Pam Morris Walton.
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These stories are so inspirational keep bringing us more!
What touchings story of both sides of organ donation. Monica warmth shines through as she delicately embraces the impact between receiver and the this of whose of decision to say goodbye in love in order to spread more life.
What a heartwarming look at organ donation and the love that can grow out of such pain. I look forward to hearing more!