Georgia woman saves 23 lives by connecting kidney donors to those in need

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When doctors told a Georgia woman that her husband would likely die if he did not receive a kidney transplant, she turned to social media and made it her mission to find an eligible donor for him.

Over the years she has connected recipients in need of kidneys with donors from across the country, saving at least 23 lives since she started this endeavor.

ABC News’ Good Morning America honored the work of Kristi Callaway as part of its “We are GMA: 50 Hearts in 50 States” campaign, celebrating ordinary people who are doing extraordinary things for their communities.

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