Her son's organs were used to save lives after he was killed in a road crash - now she's making an impassioned plea for more people to sign the transplant register.
Ali Reynolds, from Bexhill, is backing the national Organ Donation Week which started today.
Statistics show that in the last ten years 675 people in the South East have died while waiting for a transplant.
80% of us support organ donation but fewer than half have ever talked about it.
Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Ali as well as specialist nurse James Broughton.