Transplant Manitoba Gift of Love
Mandy Barrott shares her story about her husband, Robert, who touched 5 lives as an organ and tissue donor.
The Gift of Life Legacy Barb Sciberras’ husband, Shawn, received a lung transplant that saved his life and gave the couple a chance to start a family.
Rewarding Work: The Nurse’s View of a Recipient Story
Nurse Jessica Ammeter recalls her first experience seeing lungs take the first breath in a new life.
Laughter is the Best Medicine
Heart recipient Kristin Millar recalls a comical father/daughter moment pre-transplant.
Transplant Manitoba to participate in speed-dating for volunteerism event
Transplant Manitoba-Gift of Life was selected to participate in this year’s 2013 Timeraiser event.
Thursday, May 30 at 6pm
Manitoba Hydro place
A limited number of Early Bird Tickets are available for $10 and Regular Tickets for $20. Buy today!
Are you a writer? A speaker? A social media guru? An event planner or gardner? We want to meet you at Timeraiser! Pledge us your volunteer time and get a piece of artwork in return.
New! Grief Counselling Resources List
The Transplant Manitoba Gift of Life program understands that donor families may need some guided help to work through their grieving process. Your employer may have an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that provides free confidential counselling. Check if your private medical insurance plan covers professional counselling and use the information provided here to find help.
I want to be a living kidney donor
Kidney transplant is generally regarded as the best solution for kidney failure. Donating a kidney to a friend or loved one, or as an anonymous donor is a generous act and a big decision. Learn more about deciding if this is right for you, and how we determine if you are a suitable candidate for donation.
Frequently Asked Questions
If I have indicated my intent to be an organ donor, will medical staff still do everything possible to save my life?
The first and foremost concern for healthcare professionals caring for critically ill patients is to do everything possible to save lives.
Have a group? Want to learn more about organ donation and transplantation?
Transplant Manitoba does presentations to community groups and schools. We are now booking for the 2012/2013 school year. Request a presentation.