Stories of Living On

Ken Teasly
Ken, a longtime Bronx resident, got a second chance at life.

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At age 12, Lauren was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and is currently on the waiting list for a new heart. She dreams of the day she has the energy to run at the park with her young daughter or teach her to throw a softball.

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In July 2010, an accident took Michael’s life. But that wasn’t the end of Michael’s story. Michael saved five lives through organ donation and his legacy lives on through them.

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Power 105's DJ Whutever Celebrates the Gift of Life

DJ Whutever

While many New Yorker's know DJ Whutever for being a DJ for both Power 105 and the New York Mets, not many people know that organ donation is an issue close to his heart. A kidney transplant saved his mom's life when he was a young boy. In partnership with iHeart Radio and LiveOnNY, DJ Whutever is sharing his family's story in hopes of inspiring New Yorkers to sign up as lifesaving organ donors. Click here to hear DJ Whutever and his mom, Pearl, a kidney recipient, share their organ donation journey.

Love. Life. Legacy

LiveOnNY is a nonprofit organization committed to helping New York live on through organ and tissue donation and to caring for the families touched by donation. We serve as the federally designated organ procurement organization (OPO) for the greater New York City area. Every day, we work to further our mission by:

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    Facilitating lifesaving organ donations
  • Caring For Donor Families
    Caring for the families of the selfless donors who give the gift of life
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    Educating the community about the power of donation
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    Advocating on behalf of those who are waiting for transplant

Signature Events

LiveOnNY celebrates donation and brings the cause to life through our signature events: