“It was easy, rewarding and a small contribution that will have made a big difference to someone.”

Peter G. Pope, donated a kidney in 2014.

“I felt that I should share my good health with someone less fortunate.”

Celia Kent, donated a kidney in 2015.


“Donating was a bit scary but exciting. Above all it was a great privilege.”

Alison Keegan, Community First Responder, donated in 2015

“It was a doddle – I slept through the whole thing!”

Colin McLachlan, donated a kidney at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

“It was very satisfying, knowing the difference it would make to the quality of life for someone .”

David Rang, cyclist from Harrogate

“Donating a kidney was the best gift I could have given.”

Di Franks, donated in 2010

“Donating a kidney was made easy by the magnificent team in Portsmouth.”

The ‘Squeezed Oranges’ – a group of 8 donors who all donated in Portsmouth.

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