Matches for Life

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WNY Kidney Connection generates two successful pairs by Rich Place – Jamestown Post Journal September 5, 2009 Online matchmaking sites advertise they can find soul mates and can hook users up with the partner of their dreams. A Web site co-created by a Jamestown resident is matching people up as well, but in an entirely different way. Together with three other women, Jeanette Ostrom created WNYKidneyConnection.org, a place where Western...

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Woman Hopes for Kidney Connection

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by Kate Day Sager – Olean Times Herald January 19, 2009 Dorothy Brunner knew something wasn’t right with her daughter, Teresa, over a year ago when her face began breaking out and she was out of energy. What the Olean family found out after Teresa Brunner visited the doctor in September 2007 would completely shock them. Not only did she have kidney disease she also was in kidney failure and needed dialysis immediately. A lifelong...

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Donated Kidney Leads to Friendship

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by Kate Day Sager – Olean Times Herald October 20, 2008 If Julie Wolf had met Linda Padilla on the street last year, they likely would have passed each other by as total strangers. These days the two Olean women are as tight as sisters thanks to a kidney transplant Ms. Wolf received from Ms. Padilla in late August. While both women know the transplant came about from help provided through the Western New York Kidney Connection...

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