Time is flying by and April is upon us. All of us at LifeGift are excited about National Donate Life Month. We have many events and activities planned over the next six weeks to help reach our goal of seeing 8 million Texans on the Donate Life Texas Registry by the end of 2016.
Donate Life Month is here and LifeGift is thrilled to announce that among the inspirational and fun activities planned, the Texas Medical Center Celebration of Life will take place on Thursday, April 9, in the TMC Commons.
According to Webster and friends, a volunteer may be defined as a person who performs a benevolent act or service with their only compensation being the personal satisfaction gained. When we speak of LifeGift volunteers, newly named “Ambassadors of Hope,” we all agree this is a fitting description.
The Donate Life Texas 2nd Chance Runs are taking shape and are just around the corner. The Houston race will take place on Saturday, April 25, at NRG Park, and the Fort Worth race will take place on May 16, at the Fort Worth Stockyards.
Donate Life America established National Donate Life Blue and Green Day to encourage everyone to wear blue and green in an effort to spread organ, eye and tissue donation awareness. This year, National Blue and Green Day is on April 17. Communities across the nation will connect with local businesses, restaurants, media and social media groups to promote the need for lifesaving gifts.
LifeGift is proud to announce a Donate Life Texas partnership with the Houston Dynamo as part of our Hispanic outreach initiatives for 2015.
Ever stop to think what your world would be like without the gift of sight? Like other things, most of us take this precious gift for granted.
Across the country, many wait in the dark for the gift of sight: to experience the vibrant colors of springtime blooms, a piece of art or just words on a page.
March is National Kidney Month and March 12 is World Kidney Day. What’s a more appropriate time than now to sit down with Mr. Kidney for an interview?
Fort Worth volunteer, Kaci Lusk, has a bit of a unique story. What started as an ordinary Saturday of running errands ended up being anything but ordinary. The last stop on her list was for an oil change at a lube center owned by a friend. This person told her about another good friend who was ill and needed a kidney transplant.
On Jan. 18, 2015 during the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half-Marathon, thousands of Houstonians ran for a reason. Robert Boudwin, who plays "Clutch," the mascot for the Houston Rockets was one of them. Click to read more.