“But you’re crazy, but at the same time, we understand and it’s a nice gesture. Élise Desaulniers, executive director of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Montreal, reports the reaction that those close to her had when they learned that she had donated one of her kidneys to someone she Do not know. On the occasion of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, she shares how a simple Facebook post inspired her to donate one of her living kidneys.
Élise Desaulniers shares the questions she asked herself before making her decision. She also explains the many procedures she had to follow to become a donor, as well as the course of the surgery.