Veteran Campaigns

The average wait for a kidney from a deceased donor is 3-5 years. Veterans are dying while waiting for a kidney. We can help improve the length and quality of Veterans’ lives by finding them living kidney donors.

We know the vast and tight network of Veterans and the goodwill of the larger community of Americans would “Step Up” as donors if they knew how.

DOVE works closely with the Walter Reed Military Medical Center’s Transplant Program as well as some of the VA Transplant Centers. Additionally, Veterans who are listed at non VA centers or their transplant providers can register with DOVE. DOVE requires confirmation of service history and listing with US Transplant Center prior to working with any recipient.

Meet our Veterans

Derrik and Sandra Roberts, Army Veteran

Navy Veteran

Waiting

Derrik Roberts

Ron Bartgis, Army Veteran

Marine Veteran

Waiting

Ron Bartgis

Dave Ryder, Army Veteran

Army Veteran

Waiting

Dave Ryder

Victoria Beecher, Air Force Veteran

Air Force Veteran

Waiting

Victoria Beecher

Richard Hyman, Veteran

Veteran

Waiting

Richard Hyman

Stephen Samuelson, Army Veteran

Waiting

Stephen Samuelson

Ricky in uniform

Army/E-5

Waiting

Ricky Duda

Daniel Zane, Army Veteran

Navy Veteran

Waiting

Daniel Zane

john air force

Army

Waiting

John Piccolo

whitlock headshot

Marines/Infantry, Army Reserves, NY Army National Guard

Waiting

Charles Baron Whitlock

david and wife

Army Veteran, Lieutenant Colonel (ret.)

Waiting

David Hardaway

Walter Harlem Vets Team Leader

Branch: Army Highest Rank: Sergeant Years Served: 1975-1986

Waiting

Walter Bridgers

David with his family

Army Veteran

Waiting

David Crist

Joseph

Navy Veteran

Waiting

Joseph Wiercinski

John

Marine Veteran

Waiting

John Clifford

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Navy Veteran

Waiting

Kevin Walker

xx

Navy Veteran

Waiting

Garrett Barry

Willie Oler cooking

Marines Veteran

Received

Willie Oler

Navy Veteran // Chief Petty Officer, Intelligence Specialist

Received

Giovanni (Van) Echon

 Joseph James Cochrane, Navy Veteran

Navy Veteran

Received

Joseph James Cochrane

Captain Khan

Army/Transport

Received

Sid Khan

Navy Veteran

Received

Devaughn Phillip

Calvin Powe, Navy Veteran

Navy Veteran

Received

Calvin Powe

Cindy Silva with children, Army Veteran

Navy Veteran

Received

Cindy Ferguson

beverly with family

Army Veteran

Received

Beverly Dabney

flyer

Navy

Received

Keshawn Cupid

Mike Munoz, Army Veteran and granddaughter

Army Veteran

Waiting

Mike Munoz

Roy Oakman, Army Veteran

Marines Veteran

Waiting

Roy Oakman

Chuck Winer, Army Veteran

Army Veteran

Waiting

Chuck Winer

Jason Edmondson,  Army Veteran

Army Veteran

Waiting

Jason Edmondson

Marena Jordan, Army Veteran

Army Veteran

Waiting

Marena Jordan

Edward Roldan

Army Veteran

Waiting

Edward Roldan

Johnny Tavarez and family, Army Veteran

Army Veteran

Waiting

Johnny Tavarez

Van with wife

NAVY/Jet Mechanic

Waiting

Van Keller

Valerie and granddaughter Honor

Army/Supply Clerk

Waiting

Valerie Richardson (Bell)

colucci flag

Marines/Vietnam Veteran

Waiting

Robert (Bob) Anthony Colucci

Elliott family photo

Army Veteran

Waiting

Elliott (Melvin) Brown

Gary Kessler with Deborah

Army Veteran

Waiting

Gary Kessler

Brian

Navy Veteran

Waiting

Brian Ludden

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Parachute Rigger/Army

Waiting

Thomas (Grant) Houser

Pat in uniform

Vietnam Veteran

Waiting

Pat Julian Vellucci

x

Navy Veteran

Waiting

Al Dunaway

xx

Marine Corps Veteran

Waiting

Pablo (Johnny) Quinones

Patricia Ruffin, Army Veteran

Army Veteran

Received

Patricia Ruffin

 Army Veteran & Kidney Transplant Recipient

Army/Navy Veteran

Received

Jesus Alvarez

Greg Howard

Air Force

Received

Greg Howard

Chief in uniform

Air Force

Received

Phillip (Chief) Bennie

Kevin Shiau

Marine Corps

Received

Kevin Shiau

anthony and wife

Army/AirForce/Navy Veteran

Received

Anthony Sutphen

Will in uniform

Air Force/First Sergeant, 459th Security Forces Squadron

Received

Wil Serrano

Reginald and Wendy Robinson

US Army Staff Sergeant (Ret.)

Received

Reginald Robinson

Roy Squad

Combat Vietnam Veteran

Received

Roy Cordingley

Gerald White, Army Veteran

Air Force Veteran

Waiting

Gerald White

Alleksander Pallko, Army Veteran

Army Veteran

Waiting

Aleksander Pallko

Mike Avila, U.S. Air Force Veteran

U.S. Air Force Veteran

Waiting

Mike Avila

 Ken Howell,  Marine Veteran

Marine Veteran

Waiting

Ken Howell

Kathryn Papenhausen

Marine Veteran

Waiting

Kathryn Papenhausen

Debbie with her grandchildren

Air Force Veteran

Waiting

Debbie Wilkerson

Army Veteran

Waiting

Clarence Baymon

chakita head shot

Navy

Waiting

Chakita Harrington

Sgt Frederick Simmons head shot

Air Force/Staff Sergeant

Waiting

Fredrick D. Simmons

mike and wife

Navy

Waiting

Mike Traina

Barry uniform

National Guard

Waiting

Barry Weiss

springer with grandson

Lieutenant Colonel (ret) NJ Army National Guard

Waiting

Robert "Budd" Springer

Henry

Air Force Veteran

Waiting

Henry Meditz

Mike fatigues

Marine Corps

Waiting

Michael Megna

x

Army Veteran

Waiting

Vincent Villano Jr

xx

Army Veteran & Military Spouse

Waiting

Stacey Wyatt

Karl Ingram, Army Veteran

Army Veteran

Received

Karl Ingram

candice yoga

Lieutenant Colonel

Received

Candice Martin

 John Anderson,  U.S. Air Force Veteran

U.S. Air Force Veteran

Received

John Anderson

Mark Klayman, Army Veteran

Army Veteran

Received

Mark Klayman

Navy

Navy/Chief Petty Officer

Received

Kendricks (KD) Brown

Reginald with Grandson

Army/Finance Specialist

Received

Reginald Coney

Army Veteran/Law Enforcement Officer

Received

Damon Hewin

Roy Veterans Hall of Fame

Vietnam USAF Veteran

Received

Roy McClymonds

victor and family/uniform

Marine Corps Veteran

Received

Victor Marinez

Tyron Head Shot

Retired Master Sergeant, Marine Corps.

Received

Tyron E. Walker

Interested in becoming a DOVE Recipient?
Click the button below to learn more about the process and eligibility requirements.