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More Than Blood-Related: Brother Donates Kidney to Younger Brother

Eusebio “E.J.” Tamez is a living kidney donor to his brother, Luis. CKF Program Manager, CC Cunningham, recently set up a virtual chat with E.J. to interview him and learn more about his living organ donation journey alongside his younger brother. Transcribed and edited for written publication by CC Cunningham.

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2020 BOUNCE BACK GIVE BACK AWARD WINNER: TRACY COPELAND

The Chris Klug Foundation (CKF) recently announced the two winners of our Bounce Back Give Back Awards this year! The annual award recognizes two organ transplant recipients who exhibit an outstanding quality of life post-transplant, whether it is through career accomplishments, participation in sports or hobbies, or simply leading fulfilling

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2020 BOUNCE BACK GIVE BACK AWARD WINNER: JOELLE ATKINSON

The Chris Klug Foundation (CKF) recently announced the two winners of our annual Bounce Back Give Back Awards this year. The award recognizes two organ transplant recipients who exhibit an outstanding quality of life post-transplant, whether it is through career accomplishments, participation in sports or hobbies, or simply leading fulfilling

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On the Run in New York City

Written by CC Cunningham, CKF Program Manager. CKF has returned from our trip to the East Coast this past weekend and it still feels like we’re running on marathon adrenaline and sidewalk vendor hot dogs! On Friday, we kicked off the exciting weekend by visiting Mount Sinai Hospital as part

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Running for a Cause: PSC & Liver Transplant Awareness

Jay Bernheisel is a liver transplant recipient and one of ten runners on the Chris Klug Foundation’s 2019 TCS New York City Marathon team. He will also be accompanying and speaking on behalf of CKF as they travel to Mount Sinai Hospital and the New Jersey Sharing Network headquarters during

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From MELD to Marathons

Written by Maksim Koloskov, liver transplant recipient and one of nine individuals who will be running on the Chris Klug Foundation’s charity team in the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 4th. Edited by CC Cunningham, CKF Program Coordinator. “They must have mixed up the lab results,”

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Transplant Games or Bust!

Written by CC Cunningham, blog writer and Program Coordinator for the Chris Klug Foundation. Earlier this month, the Chris Klug Foundation hit the road to attend the 2018 Transplant Games of America, a biannual, Olympics-style sporting event for individuals whose lives have been touched in some way by organ donation.

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Meet-N-Greet: Dan Palmer

Dan Palmer received a liver transplant and it gave him a second chance at life. We met Dan at the Transplant Games in Cleveland, Ohio. Dan has always had a deep passion for music and he was in charge of the Lyrics For Life at the Transplant Games. He finds

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Meet-N-Greet: Brittney Moreno

Brittney Moreno was three months old when she received a life-saving transplant. She was given a second chance at life at a very young age. Luckily, she did not have any rejections or complications with her transplant. Now at the age of twenty-five, she is still living an amazing life and

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