Valentine’s Day is National Donor Day

Honoring Brandon Hutchinson’s gift on National Donor Day Valentine’s Day represents love and compassion for those close to us, but some people here in the Lowcountry have a different kind of love on this day: a love for giving. Amanda Kimbrell said her late son, Brandon Hutchinson, represents the idea…...

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The Most Selfless Decision

Record number of donations leads to more lives saved Yahoo! News: In the U.S. last year, doctors performed more than 42,800 organ transplants. However, there are still over 100,000 people waiting for life-saving donations. In 2020, Keegan Johnson, an upstate South Carolina 17-year-old, made the selfless decision to register as…...

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South Carolina Organ Donors Save Record Number of Lives

Keegan’s gift saved 4 others Allison Johnson Miller is proud of her son; 17-year-old Keegan Johnson brought a smile to people on and off the field and court. We say he was born with a ball in his hand,” said the mother of three. “He loved sports.” But three years…...

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2022 South Carolina Donation Impact

We Are Sharing Hope SC Celebrates Donation Milestone in South Carolina: 512 Lives saved in 2022, more than ever before Charleston, S.C., (February 1, 2023) – We Are Sharing Hope SC, the state’s nonprofit organ and tissue recovery service, honors more donor legacies than ever before. Last year, 894 South…...

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We Are Sharing Hope SC Celebrates Grand Opening!

After four years of planning and construction, We Are Sharing Hope SC held its grand opening celebration at its new location in West Ashley. With a new space and continued focus on educating the community and helping those on the donation waiting list, We Are Sharing Hope SC commemorates its…...

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We Are Sharing Hope SC Coordinates First Health Fair Event in West Ashley

We Are Sharing Hope SC recently held its first Community Health Fair spreading awareness on accessibility in health services and resources for diverse communities. Image via abcnews4.com President and CEO of We are Sharing Hope SC, Dave DeStefano, discussed the importance of supporting the wellbeing of the organization and its…...

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We are Sharing Hope SC Announces New Partnership With New England Donor Services

With We Are Sharing Hope SC experiencing unprecedented growth over the last year, New England Donor Services comes forward to establish a cooperative alliance. We Are Sharing Hope SC and New England Donor Services share a mutual understanding in achieving their objective in healing and saving lives through organ and…...

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We Are Sharing Hope SC sent SC families to the 2022 Transplant Games of America

The annual Transplant Games of America was held in in the beginning of August, and Susan and Ben Morgan honored their son in a full circle trip back to their hometown of San Diego. Image via holysinner.com The couple lost their son, Rudy in 2021, when he became a donor…...

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We Had More Donors in 2021 Than Any Other Year

Last year, 479 lives were saved and 45,000 people healed by the generosity of South Carolina donors. Video via Live 5 News That’s 221 organ donors and 356 tissues donors. All in all, 831 people in the state gave consent for their loved ones to give the gift of life.…...

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Legacy of SC Teen Shines on National Stage at Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA

Donor Hero Keegan Johnson was recently honored at the 2022 Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, and reporter Robert Morales with Pasadena Star-News shares Keegan’s family’s stories, memories, and thoughts. Above: Allison Johnson Miller, center, whose 17-year-old son, Keegan Johnson is remembered on the Rose Parade donor float, poses with her…...

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