Posts by Katie Dillon

The LifeCenter Superheroes Gala!

Save the Date for the LifeCenter Superheroes Gala! Friday, September 29th, 2017 at Jack Casino. It’s the same event as the Monte Carlo but with a new twist! To purchase tickets, click HERE!    For 12 years, the LifeCenter Monte Carlo has been a fun filled evening and as LifeCenter’s one and only large scale…

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Join LifeCenter and Rhinegeist for Charitable Suds!

Join LifeCenter at one of our favorite local breweries, Rhinegeist, for Charitable Suds on Wednesday, August 16th from 5-8p! A portion of the proceeds from this night will go to support LifeCenter and our outreach activities throughout Greater Cincinnati as we strive to save, change and enhance more lives through organ and tissue donation. We…

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10 Things You Need to Know About Tissue Donation

Most of us are well aware of the fact that organ donation saves lives, but what sometimes goes overlooked is how tissue donation saves and enhances the lives of thousands of individuals each year as well. Through donated and/or transplanted tissue, burn victims can receive life-saving skin grafts, athletes can enjoy revived mobility after debilitating…

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LifeCenter on WVXU Cincinnati for Donate Life Month

In case you missed it, LifeCenter’s Community Relations Director, Andi O’Malley, and a few of our ambassadors were on WVXU Cincinnati. They discussed organ & tissue donation, Donate Life Month, the high school I Am Hope Challenge, what it’s like for a donor family, the power of living donation and everything in between. You can listen…

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What You Need to Know About Becoming a Living Donor

With more than 118,000 people on the national transplant waiting list, the need for organ donation has never been greater. While it is vitally important to discuss end-of-life decisions such as registering to become an organ donor, what often goes overlooked is the need for people to donate whole or partial organs and/or tissue while…

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It’s Time to Celebrate: National Donate Life Month

Statistics show that 90 percent of Americans support organ, eye and/or tissue donation, but only about half of that amount have actually taken the steps to register as a donor. With the number of people in need of a life-saving organ or tissue transplant constantly on the rise, it’s not a good scenario at all…

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Life and love: Couple planning their future after transplant

by Marc Juszak, Thursday, July 2nd 2015 CINCINNATI (Brad Johansen) — Brides are always looking for that perfect picture to announce their engagement. As most grooms know, perfection is hard to come by. But when Local 12 walked with groom-to-be Ty Jameson in a Manchester field in March 2015, he felt perfection was coming. The…

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#OneLoveOneFamily: Chris Henry gives the gift of life

by WKRC Friday, February 5th 2016 CINCINNATI (Brad Johansen) – It was just over six years ago that then-Bengals Receiver Chris Henry lost his life in an accident in North Carolina. But his death was hardly the end of his story. Carolyn Henry lost her son on that day in North Carolina. Local 12 was…

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