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.

01/01/2015

(CBS SF)

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.

12/09/2014

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.

10/02/2013

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