Posts Tagged ‘organ donation’

Don’t Forget National DMV Appreciation Week

Let’s be honest, when most of us hear the word “BMV,” (or DMV depending on where you’re from) we immediately think of waiting in long lines, filling out forms or taking unflattering driver’s license pictures. While this ubiquitous administrative agency is commonly associated with the more mundane responsibilities of vehicle ownership, what often goes unnoticed…

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Meet Mollie. Double Lung Recipient, Mom, Alive Thanks to a Donor.

It started with a cough but Mollie, an RN, knew something was wrong. She was diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Pulmonary Hypertension. At the age of 37 she was told her life expectancy would be about 2 years without a lung transplant. After 8 months of waiting, she got the call. #DonateLife  

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Race with Gase!

NASCAR driver, Joey Gase Racing has made it his life’s mission to raise awareness for organ and tissue donation. Gase’s mother, Mary Jo, died suddenly of a brain aneurysm in April 2011. Just 18 at the time, Joey made the courageous decision to donate her organs. The experience sparked a fire in Joey to spread the word…

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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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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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