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I was an ambitious child that didn’t want to ever start Kidney Dialysis

Hello, I am Sara Millard 3 time SASS Pioneer Cart Shooting World Champion, Colorado Native, and 2 time Kidney Transplant Recipient. I was diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease within 1 week of my birth in December of 1985. My first surgery was at 6 weeks old. Since then, I have

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Bonnaroo Or BUST!

Bonnaroo is the perfect kick off to summer. The farm transforms from empty fields into a buzzing, energetic, creative, positive, fun loving space for people from all walks of life, from all areas of the country and the world.   The Chris Klug Foundation attended the event this year for

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As an athlete of Team USA I am excited to be joining a team of transplant recipients to compete in the 21st World Transplant Games

Ashley Mounger a CKF Patient Ambassador is off to Malaga, Spain this year to compete on Team USA 2017 in the World Transplant Games. This is the Twenty-First World Transplant Games. The World Transplant Games create an atmosphere where people from around the world can come and compete against others who

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I’m back, better than ever, and ready to live the rest of my life! I’m riding to inspire people everywhere to never give up on their dreams.

Steve Ast is the HeartTransplantGuy!   In 1998, at 26 years old, I was active and healthy. Then something happened to my body three times that summer, and I finally went to the emergency room (what can I say, I’m stubborn). My heart rate was 270 beats per minute and

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I was rushed into emergency surgery immediately following my birth and 98% of my intestines were removed

My name is Acacia Puleo. I was born with a rare intestinal disorder called intestinal malrotation. This means that when my organs were forming before I was born, they kinked at the top and all the tissue below died. I was rushed into emergency surgery immediately following my birth and

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I Wanted To Share A Story Of An Incredible Family!

Good evening! I wanted to share a story of an incredible family! My cousin, Claire (Griffith) Erickson is from Carbondale, Colorado. She is now married to Justin Erickson and they now reside in Red Lodge, Montana. Both are avid skiers/snowboarders. They have 2 children, Shay is 5 yrs old and

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CKF Donate Life Month Calendar

Donate Life Month Event Schedule April 3rd-7th: Oaks Christian High School, CA There will be a lot of sports games being played throughout the week to help raise awareness about the importance of organ donation. There will be over 200 green socks flooding the JV and Varsity Lacrosse teams, the

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Meet-N-Greet: Serena and Jeana Krune

We sat down with Serena and Jeana at the Transplant Games in Cleveland OH, where donors, recipients, and families participate in multi-sport games to promote the need for organ & tissue donation. Serena is a two-time kidney recipient. Her second kidney transplant was donated from a living donor. They had

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