Multicultural Advocate

Faith McKinney

Faith McKinney

“Leaving the world a better place is always my goal, and I think it’s a goal that others share. Being an organ donor or designating yourself as an organ donor is one way to do that.” — Faith McKinney  When it comes to understanding how donation and transplantation transform lives, Faith McKinney has perspective few others possess. Hers is a story told from both sides—tissue recipient and organ donor—because Faith… Read More »Faith McKinney

Pastor Jum Maw San Awng

Pastor “Jum” Maw San Awng

“Sometimes people are in desperate need of something we can give. — Pastor “Jum” Maw San Awng Living near a hospital in his native country of Burma, Pastor “Jum” Maw San Awng remembers health professionals venturing into the streets to ask for blood donations for patients undergoing surgery and treatment inside the hospital. As someone with a fairly rare blood type, he always volunteered when there was a need. “It’s… Read More »Pastor “Jum” Maw San Awng

Pastor Shaune Shelby

Pastor Shaune Shelby

“The gift of organ donation is the gift of life—it’s about choosing life. That’s the kind of message I try and share.” — Pastor Shaune Shelby As pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church on Indianapolis’ near west side, Shaune Shelby is accustomed to talking to church members about significant and weighty issues. Often the conversations are about life and death—and sometimes they lead to discussion of organ donation. Well informed about… Read More »Pastor Shaune Shelby