PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Giving Tuesday is a global day of generosity, when people make donations to all kinds of organizations. It has become one of the biggest fundraising dates on the calendar.
But it's not just about money, people can donate time, food and even parts of themselves.
David Kornwolf received the ultimate gift: a second chance at life.
"If it wasn't for Jay, I don't think I'd be here today and I mean that," Kornwolf said.
Jay Toland volunteers with an organization called The Heart-Brothers Foundation, a nonprofit that provides resources to heart failure patients.
After months on the transplant list, a donor was finally found for Kornwolf. But there was one problem, he had no way to get to the hospital. Desperate for a ride to get the transplant, Kornwolf found Toland's card and called him.
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SOURCE: CBS NEWS