Woman Responding To Craigslist Ad Makes Life-Saving Kidney Donation

Jessica Morris (left) donated her kidney to David Nicherie, who suffers from an autoimmune disease. (CBS)
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – A California woman is recovering after donating the gift of life to an ailing man who posted a Craigslist ad seeking a life-saving kidney.

“I’m feeling really well, without pain meds. I’m surprised how good I’m doing,” Jessica Morris told KPIX 5.

Morris felt good enough to visit Alcatraz with her father on Father’s Day, five days after donating her kidney to a man she didn’t know.

“He’ll probably be my friend for life. He has a piece of me for life, so he has no choice,” Morris said.

The man, David Nicherie of Las Vegas, has family in the Bay Area. An autoimmune disease put him on daily dialysis.

Nicherie was several years down on the kidney donation list. He said he was very close to moving to hospice when Morris answered an ad he placed on Craigslist. Continue reading