Gift of Life Transplant House

Edward Pompeian first came to Rochester, Minnesota, for care at Mayo Clinic. He never forgot his experience as a transplant patient, nor of the concerns[...]

By In the Loop • July 16, 2019

Caren Shank was her late husband Steve's caregiver, supporter, and partner in raising awareness about causes he cared about, including organ donation. Even after his[...]

By In the Loop • April 25, 2019

As a new retiree, Carroll Sharp took patients to and from kidney dialysis and saw how their condition affected them. So when he learned about[...]

By In the Loop • April 23, 2019

Michelle Young recently lived up to the phrase "in sickness and in health" in a big way after she donated one of her kidneys to[...]

By In the Loop • May 17, 2018

When doctors told Ed Nelson he needed a new liver and kidney, he initially didn’t believe he deserved both transplants. His family and his care[...]

By In the Loop • April 12, 2018

In 2015, in the midst of her fight against Henoch-Schonlein purpura, then-10-year-old BilliJo Bowman was granted a wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Instead of wishing[...]

By In the Loop • May 4, 2017

They say a friend in need is a friend indeed. And late last year, Lori Allan put that proverb to the test. During a longstanding[...]

By In the Loop • November 29, 2016

There's an old saying: Never mess with a man's beard unless it's for a really good cause. Okay, so maybe that's just something a couple[...]

By • February 11, 2014