Donor Stories

Learn more about the legacy of giving that eye donors and their families have passed on.

Maddie’s Gift

Maddie’s Gift

Jim Allmon shares how his stepdaughter’s legacy lives on through eye and tissue donation. My story or should I say “Our Story” is one that I refuse to let define my family. It is unique and, unfortunately, tragically ironic. On Friday May 5,  2017 there was a prom...

Our Sister Vicki

Our Sister Vicki

Vicki was a loving and caring person who always wished to help others. She loved the outdoors, decorating and design, and reading in her Bible. Most of all, she loved her family and was a proud mother of 3 children, grandmother to 13 and great-grandmother to 9. For...

A Mission in a Daughter’s Memory

A Mission in a Daughter’s Memory

Mariah was a vivacious, outgoing 18-year-old when she lost her life in a texting while driving accident. Determined not to let her death be in vain, Mariah’s mother, Merry, has been on mission to save the lives of other teens – both as a spokesperson for...

Lion’s Legacy Lives on Through Donation

Lion’s Legacy Lives on Through Donation

In McDonald, Kan., Duane Wilkens was long known as someone you could turn to for help in the community.A grain elevator operator, father to three, and grandfather to seven, Duane devoted much of his free time to his family, yet still found time in his busy schedule to...