Transplant Living Donor Kidney Transplant Patient Story: A Second Chance at Life By Transplant Services, April 9, 2014 Eileen made a vow to always take care of her godson, Anthony. When he was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, Eileen turned her words into action by becoming Anthony’s living-donor and giving him her kidney. Watch the video and hear the heroic story of how Eileen gave Anthony the greatest gift of all — a second chance at life. RELATED: What Is Living-Donor Liver Transplant Surgery? For more information on living donor kidney transplants, visit the UPMC Living-Donor Kidney Transplant website.