My Story – Margaret Coffed

Margaret lives in Lancaster, NY. She has Blood Type O. You can contact Margaret using the form below.


I am a 53 year old mother of a young daughter.

I have had diabetes for 40+ years. Diabetes has resulted in many difficulties including a heart attack 8 years ago and losing a leg below my knee. I have suffered with chronic kidney disease for several years and I have been on dialysis for almost three years. Every time someone gets sick at dialysis it seems it travels to me.  This past January I had the flu and suffered from a lingering bad cough that hurt my rib cage.

Both my parents died from sepsis due to complications from kidney disease. I am the youngest of 5 children though 2 of my siblings can’t be a donor due to medical issues and my oldest sister has disappeared from our lives.

I really think having a transplant would lessen some of the issues that keep coming at me.

If you would like to make a difference in someone’s life and are O+ blood type, please call!

Thank you,



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