Tiếng nói GTF Stories from OUR community

At the Georgia Transplant Foundation, we are fortunate to meet a lot of amazing people with incredible stories. We want you to hear some of them. GTF Voices highlights clients, caregivers, and members of the transplant community who we have had the pleasure of working with. We hope these stories inspire you as much as they do us!

Spotlight: Mallory Smith Legacy Scholarship

Tháng Hai 10, 2024

For months leading into her senior year of high school, Mallory Smith did not feel quite right. Doctors struggled to find an answer as to what was plaguing her. Her…

Academic Scholarship Spotlight: Theresa Lackey Living Donor Scholarship

Tháng Một 24, 2024

At an early age, Karen Sortor was diagnosed with kidney disease and told she would need an organ transplant one day. For much of her life, she soldiered on, but…

Triumph on Giving Tuesday

Tháng Một 17, 2024

Every year, the world unites for Giving Tuesday, a global movement dedicated to generosity that takes place on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. In 2023, the Georgia Transplant Foundation (GTF)…

Empowering Change: YPC’s Inaugural Year

Tháng Một 17, 2024

One of the major themes for GTF in 2023 was that anyone, despite their experience or lack thereof in the nonprofit realm, can be a GTF Hero. The creation of…

Terri Lynn Willis

Tháng Mười Hai 12, 2023

Terri Lynne Willis was born with Tyrosinemia, a disease that prevents the body from breaking down tyrosine, an amino acid commonly found in chicken, turkey, fish, milk, cheese, and other…

Reagan Perkins

Tháng Mười Một 16, 2023

When Chelsea Perkins’ baby Reagan was born, she was as healthy as could be, but the Perkins family’s life took an unexpected turn when, at just 11 months old, Reagan…

Lisa Jones

Tháng Mười 26, 2023

In August of 2010, Lisa Jones was enjoying a typical morning until her son noticed something was different about her eyes. Lisa figured she was just tired and stressed from…

Tangela Barrett-Robinson

Tháng Mười 18, 2023

Tangela Barrett-Robinson had just had her first child and was pregnant with another. As a young Mom in the early stages of her life, she figured she had much more…

Jennie Perryman: 31 Years of Service

Tháng Tám 23, 2023

Since Georgia Transplant Foundation’s creation in 1992, scores of volunteers and board members have selflessly served the mission of the Foundation. Three of the founding Board members, Jennie Perryman, Linda…

The Hill Family: 31 Years of Family

Tháng Tám 23, 2023

In 1991 Doug Hill had just graduated from the University of Georgia and his “life was about to begin.” Little did he know, everything was about to change forever. He…