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Havalah Kolb

Havalah Kolb

Organ & Tissue, Treatment, Wisconsin

BloodCenter of Wisconsin impacts the lives of patients every day, including patients like Havalah. She was diagnosed with a disease that prevents the bile ducts in the liver from developing normally. She received the amazing gift of a liver transplant just after her second birthday and today is doing well.

We continue to research ways to improve tissue matching for organ transplants, in order to find cures that can change a patient’s life forever.

Other Impact Stories

Katie Jorgensen, cancer survivor

Katie Jorgensen

“Without blood donors, I wouldn’t be here today. I am so lucky for the blood I received,” said Katie.

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Taylor Babec, cancer survivor

Taylor Babec

“It is very important for eligible donors to donate,” says Taylor. “Every time you donate, you are potentially saving a life, a life like mine.”

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Emily Alanis and her son Elliot

Emily Alanis

Emily Alanis, and her son, Elliot, were saved thanks to the generosity of blood and platelet donors.

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