California Transplant Donor Network

CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom died on September 5, 2012, one day after he was shot during a traffic stop on Interstate 680 near Alamo. (Photographer John Encinas)

CHP Officer Fatally Shot In Contra Costa Co. Honored On Rose Parade Float For Donating Organs

A California Highway Patrol officer who was fatally shot in Contra Costa County in 2012 and had his organs donated to save others’ lives is being honored on a float in the Rose Parade in Pasadena Thursday.



Bay Area Woman With Double Lung Transplant Honored For Organ Donation Work After Her Death

A Bay Area woman who crusaded for more people to become organ donors is being honored, even after her death.


Jefferson Award winner Keith Crawford (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Turns Family Tragedy Into Life-Saving Mission

Nearly 120,000 people in the U.S. need life-saving organ transplants, according to organ donor networks. A San Francisco man who’s lived through personal tragedy has made it his life’s mission to increase the donor pool. He’s this week’s Jefferson Award winner.