KCTV: Olathe woman finds life-saving kidney from stranger through social media

July 14, 2021

A chance encounter on social media brought two strangers together at just the right time. A local Olathe woman received the gift of life in May 2021, thanks to a woman across the country she never met.   

KCTV shares the story of how Kim and Brittany found out they were a perfect match for a kidney transplant at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City and became bonded for life.

Watch the full story below.

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