All Videos Tagged college (TransplantCafe.com - The Gift of eLife!) - TransplantCafe.com - The Gift of eLife! 2014-10-20T21:10:41Z http://transplantcafe.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=college&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Waiting for a Second Chance tag:transplantcafe.com,2009-10-28:2024407:Video:99086 2009-10-28T19:04:13.959Z Scott http://transplantcafe.com/profile/Scott <a href="http://transplantcafe.com/video/waiting-for-a-second-chance"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com/files/xqsndC6ZVfUWktPWZ6m14MTyLBvM54VJz84EltchihtxmIPLeoIsL1pjfauzW*2vVZy9kQEsdZ4fuq2atTYRcQ6K3Fz1hVXZ/470625556.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>NOTE - While producing this video, Bill received his lifesaving heart and kidney transplants.<br></br> <br></br> 20-year-old Columbia College student Bill Coon is waiting for a kidney and heart transplant. In the ICU since August 2009, this video provides insight from Bill's sister, Carissa, about the emotional struggle of watching her brother wait on the national organ transplant list. A… <a href="http://transplantcafe.com/video/waiting-for-a-second-chance"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/xqsndC6ZVfUWktPWZ6m14MTyLBvM54VJz84EltchihtxmIPLeoIsL1pjfauzW*2vVZy9kQEsdZ4fuq2atTYRcQ6K3Fz1hVXZ/470625556.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />NOTE - While producing this video, Bill received his lifesaving heart and kidney transplants.<br /> <br /> 20-year-old Columbia College student Bill Coon is waiting for a kidney and heart transplant. In the ICU since August 2009, this video provides insight from Bill's sister, Carissa, about the emotional struggle of watching her brother wait on the national organ transplant list. A student at Eastern Illinois University, Carissa took it upon herself to lead efforts to encourage other college students to register as organ donors as part of the 2009 Donate Life Illinois Campus Challenge.<br /> <br /> To register as an organ donor in Illinois, visit <a href="http://www.DonateLifeIllinois.org">http://www.DonateLifeIllinois.org</a>.<br /> <br /> Non-Illinois residents can visit <a href="http://www.DonateLife.net">http://www.DonateLife.net</a> to find out how to register in their state. Laura's Story - "My Dad" tag:transplantcafe.com,2008-10-14:2024407:Video:43572 2008-10-14T16:55:49.287Z Scott http://transplantcafe.com/profile/Scott <a href="http://transplantcafe.com/video/2024407:Video:43572"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="159" src="http://api.ning.com/files/CsZFm-JL21Q-1aWw4aXYNmuwc8mBs06PtycSIK291P7SGokw*1ccBiuLJbtVJUDsBXnNKXV8dIOoiUqhFX7ca6qWpkOHggpC/tmp35614.png?width=240&amp;height=159" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>2008 University of Illinois graduate Laura Duggan shares with viewers the struggle of losing her Dad while he was waiting for a lifesaving liver transplant. There are currently more than 4,700 Illinois residents and 100,000 people nationwide waiting for lifesaving transplants.<br></br> <br></br> If you live in Illinois, you can register to be an organ &amp; tissue donor at… <a href="http://transplantcafe.com/video/2024407:Video:43572"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/CsZFm-JL21Q-1aWw4aXYNmuwc8mBs06PtycSIK291P7SGokw*1ccBiuLJbtVJUDsBXnNKXV8dIOoiUqhFX7ca6qWpkOHggpC/tmp35614.png?width=240&amp;height=159" width="240" height="159" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />2008 University of Illinois graduate Laura Duggan shares with viewers the struggle of losing her Dad while he was waiting for a lifesaving liver transplant. There are currently more than 4,700 Illinois residents and 100,000 people nationwide waiting for lifesaving transplants.<br /> <br /> If you live in Illinois, you can register to be an organ &amp; tissue donor at <a href="http://www.DonateLifeIllinois.org">http://www.DonateLifeIllinois.org</a>.<br /> <br /> *IMPORTANT: You need to RE-REGISTER after Jan. 1, 2006 in Illinois to ensure your wishes to be a donor are honored.<br /> <br /> Non-Illinois residents can visit <a href="http://www.ShareYourLife.org">http://www.ShareYourLife.org</a> to find out how to register. Chandler's Story - A Brand New Heart tag:transplantcafe.com,2008-10-14:2024407:Video:43567 2008-10-14T16:46:47.411Z Scott http://transplantcafe.com/profile/Scott <a href="http://transplantcafe.com/video/2024407:Video:43567"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="159" src="http://api.ning.com/files/B9f4nDc6uynqA5KqoVNaCTb2VXkm1O0sKN-RWtC1QVfjsd2UqhYOr15jlKD-6a*q5Qux4QHzC13FtoFBbaMF*KxiqdMrpivx/tmp53066.png?width=240&amp;height=159" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Heart transplant recipient and Loyola University student Chandler West talks about his personal tie to organ donation and the important impact registered donors can have in helping save lives.<br></br> <br></br> Currently, there are over 4,700 Illinois residents and 100,000 people nationwide waiting for lifesaving transplants. As a registered donor, you can help save or enhance the lives of more… <a href="http://transplantcafe.com/video/2024407:Video:43567"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/B9f4nDc6uynqA5KqoVNaCTb2VXkm1O0sKN-RWtC1QVfjsd2UqhYOr15jlKD-6a*q5Qux4QHzC13FtoFBbaMF*KxiqdMrpivx/tmp53066.png?width=240&amp;height=159" width="240" height="159" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Heart transplant recipient and Loyola University student Chandler West talks about his personal tie to organ donation and the important impact registered donors can have in helping save lives.<br /> <br /> Currently, there are over 4,700 Illinois residents and 100,000 people nationwide waiting for lifesaving transplants. As a registered donor, you can help save or enhance the lives of more than 25 people.<br /> <br /> Illinois residents can learn more about organ donation and register to be a donor at <a href="http://www.DonateLifeIllinois.org">http://www.DonateLifeIllinois.org</a>.<br /> <br /> *Non-Illinois residents can find out how to register in their state at:<br /> <a href="http://www.ShareYourLife.org">http://www.ShareYourLife.org</a>. "Because" - The Story of an Organ Donor tag:transplantcafe.com,2008-10-06:2024407:Video:42025 2008-10-06T14:53:45.029Z Scott http://transplantcafe.com/profile/Scott <a href="http://transplantcafe.com/video/2024407:Video:42025"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com/files/7vd*I4uYJz22QwWPe57sxStJItGuy1NGG7aRiP4WGsgJ8fd2xKYIaotLwuyveDW67VQylUT5Ub6YfKKxj0P*91k3ut*dW8Bj/tmp35364.png?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>At 21, Amanda Gedraitis, was the youngest non-direct living kidney donor. Now a college student at Illinois State University, this video highlights Amanda's own personal explanation of why she decided to help save another person's life.<br></br> <br></br> Why? Because, organ donation is the right thing to do.<br></br> <br></br> Link to video:…<br></br> <a href="http://transplantcafe.com/video/2024407:Video:42025"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/7vd*I4uYJz22QwWPe57sxStJItGuy1NGG7aRiP4WGsgJ8fd2xKYIaotLwuyveDW67VQylUT5Ub6YfKKxj0P*91k3ut*dW8Bj/tmp35364.png?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />At 21, Amanda Gedraitis, was the youngest non-direct living kidney donor. Now a college student at Illinois State University, this video highlights Amanda's own personal explanation of why she decided to help save another person's life.<br /> <br /> Why? Because, organ donation is the right thing to do.<br /> <br /> Link to video:<br /> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/donatelifeillinois">http://www.youtube.com/donatelifeillinois</a><br /> <br /> To register to be an organ donor in Illinois, please visit <a href="http://www.DonateLifeIllinois.org">www.DonateLifeIllinois.org</a>.<br /> <br /> *Non-Illinois residents can find out how to register in their own state at <a href="http://www.ShareYourLife.org">www.ShareYourLife.org</a>.