Kidney Transplant

Tevin Hamilton, and his mother Rhonda McClarn. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Chicago Teen Donates Kidney To Stranger To Save Mom

A Chicago teen who was unable to give his mother a kidney is giving one to a stranger, so that his mother can get a transplant from another donor.


Pete Giannaris (Credit: Facebook)

Elgin Man Waiting For 4th Kidney Transplant In 30 Years

An Elgin man whose immune system has led to rejection after rejection after rejection of donor kidneys is about to go under the knife again, and this time, his doctor says, is going to be different.

WBBM Newsradio–08/27/2013


Grandfather Getting New Kidney Thanks To Stranger’s Response To Billboard

A South Bend man is getting the new kidney he needs, thanks an unusual idea from his family, and the generosity of a stranger.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2013

Vikki Tulcus

Organ Donation Program Coordinator Hopes For Long Shot For Kidney

CHICAGO (CBS) — The coordinator of the organ donation program for the Illinois Secretary of State’s office has received some news this week about her own health. “How could this be happening to me?” said […]

WBBM Newsradio–04/13/2012