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LifeCenter’s 2019 Community Breakfast

For over a decade LifeCenter has made it our mission to honor the holiday season with our annual Community Breakfast. Please join us this November 19, 2019 at the Schiff Cintas Center in Cincinnati as we celebrate those in our community who make our mission to save, enhance, and change lives possible. This event features:…

What To Expect During A Living Donation

Organ donation is one of the most rewarding and life-changing experiences that a person can decide to engage in. By registering as an organ donor, you are making a promise to give a literal piece of yourself to someone to help him or her live their life once again. Registering as a deceased organ donor…

Granger Smith’s Son River Saves Two Lives Through Organ Donation

There are few things in life more difficult than the death of a child. No matter how famous or how much money you have, terrible things can still happen. In June of 2019, the unthinkable happened to country singer Granger Smith and his wife Amber. While outside playing with his children, Granger ran to his…

The Military and Organ Donation

The men and women of our military and our armed forces are one of our nation’s biggest treasures. Not only do these amazing people willingly risk life and limb to preserve our freedoms on a daily basis, but they do so asking for nothing in return. That selfless mentality pervades every aspect of military members’…

ECHO Donate Life Week

Every July since 2015, Donate Life America has partnered with the Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation to create the annual two week Echo Donate Life. Echo Donate Life is dedicated to creating opportunities, raising awareness, and empowering multicultural communities to register as organ and tissue donors. The goal of this two-week program is to…

Organ Donation And Men’s Health

Our health is one of the most important aspects of our lives. From our homes to vacations and gifts, there are a lot of things that money can buy, but not our health. Men, in particular, are more likely to deal with liver disease and cardiovascular disease than their female counterparts. If these issues progress…

Donation and the LGBTQA Community

LifeCenter is an LGBTQA ally and we were proud to support pride month this past June. June means an immense amount to a large group of people who have been historically unrepresented and have been wildly misunderstood. We believe that love is love and that no one should be discriminated based on who they love.…

Pride Month: Altruistic Donor, Olivia Zick

We are proud to be a part of the Cincinnati Pride Festival this Saturday. Today we share Olivia’s story: “My connection to donation started in May of 2012 when my father James passed away. He was able to donate tissue, corneas and bone to help many people enhance their lives. Then in September of 2013,…

LifeCenter’s 1st Annual Night of the Stars Awards Celebration

SEPTEMBER 27, 2019 | 410 ATTENDEES CINCINNATI MUSIC HALL An invitation only event, LifeCenter’s 1st Annual Night of the Stars event will be a memorable evening celebrating the healthcare professionals who make up some of our greatest Donate Life champions. The ripple effect of donation starts with one generous act that changes countless lives. During…

Henry Rogers’ Inspirational Journey To His Kidney Transplant

Three years ago, Elizabeth and her husband Greg Rogers got the news that would change their lives. At Elizabeth’s 20-week ultrasound for her second baby, her doctor gave her the news that every parent fears. There was something wrong with her baby’s kidney, and the doctors wouldn’t know the severity of the issue until her…