Author Archives for Krista Thomas | Communications Strategist

megan

Megan’s Story: Life in Color

July 18, 2021 9:14 pm Published by Comments Off on Megan’s Story: Life in Color

If you ever met Megan Mehta, you’d be struck almost instantly by her energy, her vivacity. Megan was born with a lust for life and has spent the past five years reclaiming that energy after having spent ages 8 to...


Carolina Tejeda

Carolina’s Story: Twin Hearts

July 18, 2021 8:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Carolina’s Story: Twin Hearts

Childhood: Sister Hearts Carolina Tejada was born in Cali, Colombia in 1978. She spent a happy, healthy childhood alongside her older brother, Juan Guillermo, and her twin sister, Catalina. At age 11, however, Juan Guillermo, who was three years older...


Lily donating

Lily’s Story: Donor at Last!

June 23, 2021 10:56 am Published by Comments Off on Lily’s Story: Donor at Last!

Growing up, Lily Shih said she never really gave blood donation any thoughts. “I’m Chinese and it just wasn’t a big part of our culture,” she said. It wasn’t until adulthood when her mom was diagnosed with a rare neurological...