Donor Family and Recipient Stories


Kim Rater's daughter Chelsea

Inspired by mom, a daughter’s gift of life

When Chelsea saw how much her mom’s life improved after cornea transplants, she signed up to be a tissue donor. After Chelsea died in an auto accident, she was able to help more than 50 people.

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Sheryl Moss

Crafting keepsakes with new vision

Cornea recipient Sheryl Moss is now able to do cross-stitch and quilting.

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Did You Know?
85,411 corneas were provided for transplant in 2018.