Recipient Stories

Meet others who have received the gift of restored sight through donation and transplantation.

Happy Holidays from Saving Sight!

Happy Holidays from Saving Sight!

Happy Holidays from Saving Sight! Cynthia captured the crisp, winter scene pictured as our 2018 featured holiday artist. Happy Holidays! Thanks to our staff, partners, volunteers and supporters of our work in eye donation, more corneal recipients like Cynthia are able...

Jason’s Letter of Thanks

Jason’s Letter of Thanks

 Jason's Letter After Jason received a cornea transplant, he asked his sister to help him write a letter to his eye donor's family to thank them for their selfless gift.  Jason and Mistie on her wedding day. Jason was her husband’s best man. Jason and Mistie are...

Regaining Sight after 23 Years

Regaining Sight after 23 Years

For 23 years, Angela was 100 percent blind in her right eye. Thanks to the generous gift of sight from an eye donor and the work of her surgeons, she has regained her sight! When Angela went in for what was a routine eye exam to get new contacts in 2017, her eye...

Anita’s Story

Anita’s Story

Not long ago, diminishing sight threatened to take away Anita’s ability to read and see well enough to sew her quilts. An active and proud grandmother, she and her husband recently retired to Columbia to be closer to their children and grandchildren. “We are loving...