In this touching short documentary, Harold Mintz recounts his decision to donate one of his kidneys to a complete stranger. It’s an intimate portrait of two strangers – as different from each other as they can be. We hear personal and candid details about one of the country’s first altruistic kidney donations and why one decided to risk surgery to help a complete stranger.

1 800 GIVE-US-YOUR-KIDNEY is the story of love, acceptance and generosity encourages us all to lend a hand – or kidney – to others, no matter how different from us they may be.

Samantha Smith – Director (USA)

“For me, this is a love story. It’s not a romance, but a real, true love story, As Thomas Merton once said: ‘Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy.’ I hope Mintz’s story will communicate a message of love, acceptance, and generosity.”

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8 thoughts on “1-800-Give-Us-Your-Kidney”

  1. Outstanding film. Very informative, inspirational, and important. Well done, and for a short film, it takes you through many emotions. You laugh, you cry, and you come away wanting to do something good for humanity. Bravo to all.

  2. Samantha Smith, what an absolutely beautiful film you have made. Congratulations. Harold is my brother in law and I couldn’t be more honored and proud to know him let alone say he’s my family.

  3. Amazing story. Harold shows us how to give without hesitation and love those we don’t know because it’s the right thing to do

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