Why it’s important for people of color to be organ donors
It’s happening across the board, but more so in communities of color and while organs are not matched based on race or ethnicity, it’s still important for minorities to donate. He was placed on the transplant list in August 2015. READ: Keeping hope alive for patients waiting for organ transplants“We need to donate. It’s a lot of us waiting on transplants," Love said. RELATED: Register: Michigan organ donors neededClick here to learn more about organ donation and join the Michigan Organ Donor Registry.
A life-saving gift: Detroit woman donates kidney to husband with COVID-19
Natisha Fudge said shes the reason her husband contracted COVID-19, and now shes giving him a kidney to save his life as he deals with complications from the virus. Fudge is a former Certified Nursing Assistant who has seen her fair share of patients -- especially amid the coronavirus pandemic. They initially told us that he was in stage three kidney disease and now were dealing with seizures and the COVID, Natisha Fudge said. Aside from giving her husband the virus, the mother of three is giving him a kidney as well. When I started doing it, I realized the weight started coming off, Fudge said.