Posts by Katie Dillon

Want to Get Involved: 5 Things You Can Do!

It goes without saying that organ donation is a worthy cause, and although most people recognize the importance of raising awareness about this vital issue, they are often not sure how they can get involved in promoting organ and tissue donation. Below are five helpful tips you can put into practice to encourage others to…

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LGBTQ: You Can Donate Too!

Beginning on June 17th, the vibrant LGBTQ community in the Tri-State area will kick off Cincinnati Pride, a week-long celebration of diversity, acceptance and equality that is now in its 43rd year. For many participants, this festive series of events provides an opportunity to reaffirm their stance on issues that are close to their heart,…

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Meet Bethany. Double Lung Recipient, Artist, Teenager.

At a routine check up, it was found that Bethany was anything but healthy. She was in need a lung transplant. Thanks to her dedicated team of medical professionals at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the selfless gift from a total stranger, today she is living her life and making plans for the future…

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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 annual…

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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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