Local woman is a kidney match for 8-year-old boy

WMTV | Alice Kang

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) -- According to UW Health, there are nearly 2,200 people in Wisconsin waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. More than half of those people are waiting for a kidney.

Earlier this year, we told you about an eight-year-old boy who needed a kidney transplant and a local woman is a match.

8-year-old Jackson Arneson has known his whole life, he would need a kidney transplant. His mom Kristi Goll says it's a parents worst nightmare, knowing your child is sick and knowing you can't do anything about it but wait.

"It was probably the worst time, not knowing,” said Goll.

Krisiti has been using the power of social media spreading awareness of living organ donation. Continue reading

You have the power to SAVE lives.  Register as an organ, eye, and tissue donor
Go to: RegisterMe.org   |   Social Media Declaration: #OrganDonor
To ensure your gift is honored, share your donation wishes with family and friends