The Gifted Life Podcast #137 Conversations About Kidney Disease

Release Date: 6/19/2020

A rare inside look into Kidney Donor Conversations’s mother-daughter team, Glenna & Amanda Frey. This podcast contains personal information that has not previously been shared publicly. Listen to Glenna’s cancer story and struggle to donate her kidney. Learn why Amanda cannot donate her kidney, even though she wants to. Find out why they were inspired to start conversations about living kidney donation.

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About The Gifted Life Podcast

We have entertaining and informative conversations about organ, tissue, and eye donation & transplantation. Over 114,000 people are currently waiting for a life-saving transplant. Our goal is to raise awareness about the need for the life-saving gifts of organ, tissue & eye donation. You can help. Register as a donor at Share this podcast with your family and friends. Share your inspiring stories with us or give us a call at (504) 648-3477.

A very special thanks to The Gifted Life podcast team: Lori Steele, Community Educator & Media Specialist, Joey Boudreaux, RN, BSN, CPTC, Chief Clinical Officer, and Sara Blakemore, LMSW, Family Advocate!


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Glenna Frey, APRN-CNS, is a nephrology nurse who donated her kidney in April 2017 to a stranger.
Amanda Frey, M.A., LMFT, LPC, is a Marriage & Family Therapist living with kidney disease.
Together, they co-founded Kidney Donor Conversations in 2018 to provide education about Living Kidney Donation.