You have one kidney request: Americans find donors on Facebook

I found a kidney through Facebook: How patients are turning to social networks to save their lives Facebook is the perfect tool for finding old friends, new friends and now it also appears – kidney donors. Social networks are fast becoming a go-to place to find a generous person with a kidney to spare, according to charities. Damon Brown, 38, was one such sufferer who told his story on a special Facebook page under the name 'Damon Kidney.' Second chance: Damon Brown with his wife, Bethany, as they hold their sons Theo, 3, left, and Julian, 5, at their home in Seattle Life-saving: Father-of-two Damon Brown, 38, from Seattle found a donor on Facebook after setting up a page telling his story under the name, 'Damon Kidney' The father-of-two from Seattle, who was looking for a kidney donor with blood type O, knew it was a large ask.