Posts by Jacqueline Treftz

First Baby Born to a Woman with a Uterus Transplant

The struggles of infertility have caused many hardships and pains for couples who are having difficulty conceiving or are incapable of having children. These struggles can permeate a person’s life and make it difficult to focus on anything besides these fertility issues. Luckily, there has recently been a huge leap forward in solving this issue…

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Start the New Year with a Great Resolution

The holidays are a time for giving, kindness, and selflessness. That makes this time of year the perfect time to make a great resolution for 2019. The ultimate resolution for the coming year is to try to put others first and to adopt selflessness into your lifestyle. Luckily, this resolution can be easily kept by…

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One Donor, Eight Lives

Over the past decade, the need for organ donors has grown at an unprecedented rate. Even though there are more registered donors than ever before, the need still well outweighs the supply. Luckily, it has never been easier to register as an organ donor and help give people a second lease on life. If you…

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Announcing LifeCenter’s Events for 2019

It’s never too early to start planning ahead and that’s just what we are doing! As we are winding down 2018 we are eagerly planning for 2019 and our upcoming LifeCenter events. Please save the date for the following events! LifeCenter’s NEW Night of the Stars Hospital Awards Celebration (replacing our Superheroes Gala) will take place on…

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Needed Organs

The decision to become an organ, eye, and tissue donor is one of the biggest decisions you can make in your life. By deciding to register as an organ, eye, and tissue donor, you are taking the health and wellness of someone directly into your hands. There are a multitude of ways to make a…

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The Best Thanksgiving Gift

Thanksgiving is here and that means that it is time to cook the biggest feast of the year. This huge feast may be great, but we tend to lose the real meaning of the holiday in the gravy and turkey. Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful; it is a time to give gifts to…

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Meet the Faces of the LifeCenter Calendar for 2019

  Life can change in an instant. For some, they find themselves in need, for others, they are presented the opportunity to think of others in their darkest time. Organ, eye and tissue donation has the power to save, change and enhance lives. The theme of the 2019 calendar is “The Story.” In this 16th…

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Why Become a Donor?

The decision to become an organ donor can be a hard one to grapple with. We understand that there are many factors to think over when you are deciding whether to become an organ and tissue donor. The reality is that there is a huge need for new living and deceased donors as the disparity…

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