May
26

Caregivers Giving Back

“The simple act of caring is heroic.” ~ Edward Albert   In honor of caregivers everywhere, LifeLink Legacy Fund® is pleased to highlight three individuals – Lin Weber, Martha Minahan and Larry Jones who have been caregivers to spouses who received lifesaving organ transplants.  All three also serve on the LifeLink Legacy Fund Board of
Apr
28

Time to dream about what’s to come.

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.” Cesare Pavese Nearly seven months into his wait for a kidney and pancreas transplant, Brian underwent the procedure that would cure both type 1 diabetes, which he had lived with for 38 years, and kidney failure caused by diabetes complications. Immediately after transplant, Brian was in awe
Mar
21

Stop thinking ‘Why Me?’ and start thinking ‘Why Not Me?’

David Manuel was awarded the 2013 Non-Profit Executive of the Year award, but in late 2014 his world was forever changed. During routine tests for his annual physical, doctors noticed some alarming test results and rushed David to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Piedmont Hospital. David walked into ICU, but after two days he
Dec
19

Thank you doesn’t seem like enough

Silas was four months old when his mom, Amanda, noticed his breathing changed. A quick trip to the pediatrician turned into a life flight to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Egleston. Silas was immediately sedated, placed on a ventilator and diagnosed with mitochondrial dilated cardiomyopathy, a serious heart condition. A scary time for the Huffman