Category: Families

Heart donor’s mom and transplant recipient meet for first time

Published on July 14, 2019

A wonderful moment happened Friday at St. Thomas Hospital.

A mother, her daughters’ donated heart and the grateful woman who received that heart all came together.

The moment was 18 months in the making. Joni Layner received the heart of Nancy McLellan’s daughter, Tiffani.

“I am so honored to meet you, it’s such a pleasure to meet and know you’ve got my angels heart in you,” Layner said.

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Great News- LI TRIO friend and volunteer Beth Chapman received a kidney transplant from her sister and other are feeling great

By Mike Sosna- for Long Island TRIO
Published on November 24, 2017

Today I want to share that Beth Chapman had her kidney transplant at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston.

Beth received one of her sisters kidneys and is feeling great and things are going very well. Their physicians stated that both sisters are doing even better than expected right after surgery.

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