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  • Jennifer Malone
    Donor families

    Jennifer's story

    When Jennifer Malone’s mum Barbara Andrews sadly passed away at the age of 76 in July 2012, Jennifer and all of Barbara’s family – Margaret, Elaine, Cate and Barry – agreed to donate their mum’s organs, which helped to save and transform

  • Steve Carter and Family
    Donor families

    Steve's story

    Denise Carter sadly passed away in March 2009. Here her husband tells of his experience and why he is encouraging others to speak up and discuss their decision early with their loved ones.

  • Erin Bonar
    Donor families

    Susan's story

    When Erin Bonar from Ballycarry sadly passed away at the age of five in March last year, her mum Susan and dad Karl agreed to donate their beautiful, little girl’s organs. Erin helped save and transform the lives of three young children and

  • Laurie
    Donor families

    Laurie’s story

    When the unthinkable happened, nurse Linda Hogan and her husband Steve made the decision to donate their son Laurie’s organs.

  • Alan with daughter
    Recipient stories

    Alan's story

    Alan Wylie, 46, from Ballymena, received a lifesaving heart transplant almost 29 years ago. He was 18 at the time and is now one of the longest surviving heart recipients in the world.

  • Jack, Ben and Mum Andrea
    Recipient stories

    Ben's Story

    One family that knows all too well the joy the ‘Gift of life’ can bring is echoing the PHA’s plea.

  • Emma Treanor
    Living donation

    Emma's story

    Emma Treanor, 36, from Newry has had two kidney transplants. She received her first transplant when she was 14 years old in April 1998 and her second in November 2011.

  • Sean in the garden
    Recipient stories

    Sean's Story

    Until the age of 38, Sean was reasonably healthy, working as a carpenter, but almost out of nowhere he became ill and eventually needed a double lung transplant.

  • Kathryn's medals
    Recipient stories

    Kathryn's story

    Organ donation has made a huge difference to my life. I am a completely different person, I am so active, I can give back to society and I simply wouldn’t be here if someone hadn’t agreed to donate their organs and have that conversation