Need A Kidney? Check Facebook [Headlines]

Need A Kidney? Check Facebook [Headlines]

Are social networks, with their wide reach and massive following, the new, best place to find an organ donor?

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 3 january 2012

Facebook is a place to catch up with friends, share articles and information, and now find kidneys.

According to Seattle news station KHOU, 36-year-old Dan Garrett recently received a new kidney after his wife put up a message on Facebook looking for a donor. Although the couple couldn’t find a match among friends and family, Facebook member Aly Carr, 26, offered up hers.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.