Author Archives: markscotch

Kidney Stories Toastmasters

We recently started a Toastmasters group for people that desire to learn writing and speaking skills to find a life-saving kidney for themselves or for a loved one. Anyone can zoom in as a guest to just listen. No participation is required. We have a very interesting speaker coming up on Feb. 5th. See below […]

Gathering the Team

Along with Lori Steele and Sy Suarez from the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency, I met with LSU students instructed by Sadie Wilks in the Manship School of Mass Communication. 5-7 of these students will be helping out with TOT 4.5. Looking forward to their fresh ideas and passion as we create awareness for organ donation […]

Lynn’s Ripple

Or should I say SPLASH! Meet Cooper. He’s 2 years old and has been on dialysis since 8 months old. From Coopers’s Mom, Katie in Minnesota. Grab a Kleenex! In the past three years we have had our share of moments of grief, anger and sadness but are constantly reminded that there so many friends, […]

Lynn and her Kidney Donation

After 2 failed attempts over 2 years things finally went Lynn’s way and she was able to donate her spare kidney. As her donation process proceeded we did everything we could to make sure every recipient we were personally helping to find a donor had some solid possibilities. Lynn then selected a 2 year old […]