Kristi's Gift - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A mother & daughter’s journey through kidney disease and donation

Thursday, Aug 11, 2011

NBC 5's Kristi Nelson to Donate Kidney to Her Mother

NBC 5's Kristi Nelson to Donate Kidney to Her Mother

NBC 5's Kristi Nelson's touching, personal story of donating a kidney to her mom will be a multi-part series titled "Kristi’s Gift."

Monday, Jun 19, 2017

Kristi Nelson

Kristi Nelson

Kristi Nelson is the anchor of NBC 5 News at 11 a.m. and co-anchors NBC 5 First at Four Monday through Friday.

Saturday, Jun 23, 2012

NBCDFW Wins Two National Journalism Awards

NBCDFW Wins Two National Journalism Awards

Stories about organ donation and racial integration are honored by the nation's largest minority journalist organization.

Sunday, Mar 4, 2012

Learn More About Kidney Disease

Learn More About Kidney Disease

Months after donating a kidney to her mother, NBC 5's Kristi Nelson speaks at a seminar and walks to raise awareness of Kidney Disease.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011

Few Texans Choose to Be Living Donors

Few Texans Choose to Be Living Donors

Of the 18,000 on the waiting list for a kidney transplant, only a few hundred receive an organ from a living donor.

Friday, Aug 19, 2011

Learn About Kidney Disease

Learn About Kidney Disease

Twenty-six million people in the country have kidney disease. NBC 5's Kristi Nelson spoke to several people diagnosed with the chronic disease.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2011

NBC 5 Anchor, Mom Recovering After Surgery

NBC 5 Anchor, Mom Recovering After Surgery

NBC 5 anchor Kristi Nelson became Baylor Health's 798th living kidney donor on Thursday.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2011

Live Tweeting During Transplant

Live Tweeting During Transplant

NBC5 Anchor and reporter Deborah Ferguson was the first reporter in the country to live tweet during a kidney transplant surgery.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2011

Kristi's Circle of Support

Kristi's Circle of Support

While deciding to become a living donor, NBC 5 anchor Kristi Nelson found love, pride and honesty in her family and friends.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2011

Kristi's Kidney Donation a Success

Kristi's Kidney Donation a Success

NBC 5 anchor Kristi Nelson became Baylor Health's 798th living kidney donor on Thursday.

Top Stories
Blast Near Major NYC Hub Called Attempted Terror Attack
Blast Near Major NYC Hub Called Attempted Terror Attack

A man with a "low tech" pipe bomb strapped to his body with Velcro and zipties detonated the device in an underground passageway near Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan as Monday's peak morning...

2 Adults, Infant Killed in Fort Worth Rollover Crash
2 Adults, Infant Killed in Fort Worth Rollover Crash

Two adults and an infant were killed in a crash in Fort Worth Sunday night, police say.

Dallas Marathon Women's Division Winner Helped Across Finish
Dallas Marathon Women's Division Winner Helped Across Finish

The 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon had an unexpected ending in the women's division with the winner struggling to reach the finish. Chandler Self won the women's division of the marathon with an unofficial time...

Instant Analysis: Cowboys Beat the Giants
Instant Analysis: Cowboys Beat the Giants

Here’s an instant analysis of the Cowboys’ 30-10 win over Giants at Met Life Stadium.

All Clear Given After Dallas Convention Center Evacuated
All Clear Given After Dallas Convention Center Evacuated

A portion of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Downtown Dallas was evacuated on Sunday, the second time in three days.

Police Search Critical Missing Man, 22, in Dallas
Police Search Critical Missing Man, 22, in Dallas

Dallas police are asking for help finding a critical missing 22-year-old man reported missing last week.