Monday, February 17, 2020

Nelson O. Freytes

Nelson received a liver transplant over 20 years ago due to fulminant liver failure, caused by thyroid medication. A few years after his transplant, Nelson set out to build a ‘next-level’ social network for the transplant community and started Transplant Cafe, and most recently Transplant News.

Stories From This Author:


How to Fundraise for a Transplant

$6,500. $2,300. $18,000.  These numbers aren’t the cost of a car, gadget, or vacation. They are real amounts that transplant families have had to cover out of pocket to bring...

Colorado Firefighter With Brain Tumor Given A Final Send-Off On Way To Give His Organs

There is no greater charity than that of saving lives. Helping a stranger or even family who can’t give back anything in return is the evidence of true love...

Baby Lincoln Seay Goes Home After Receiving a Life-Saving Heart Transplant

“No words can express the gratitude we feel for the family who lost their loved one… choosing to save someone else’s life at a time of such grief” says...