July 29, 2015

“LifeGift is a reflection of our community,” are words often spoken by Kevin Myer, president and CEO.

At LifeGift, we have staff from a variety of multicultural backgrounds, including African-American, Asian, Central and South American, and Middle Eastern, to name just a few. 

July 7, 2015

LifeGift continues to drive performance through expertise, dual advocacy and fiscal strength by expanding our reach into the community. At mid-year, we have already helped transplant 415 organs from the many situations where LifeGift assisted in the coordination of critical organ donation and transplantation events.

July 7, 2015

The opportunity to save lives through organ and tissue donation and to offer hope to so many is one that LifeGift takes seriously and considers a privilege. We are fortunate to meet selfless donor families, grateful recipients and many others who are still waiting for their lifesaving gift.

July 7, 2015

The LifeGift Communications Department and Balcom Agency are proud to announce that they have received three awards for outstanding work in public relations.

July 7, 2015

Are you looking to do something memorable this summer? The summertime is the best time to transform your living room into a movie theater or have a backyard movie party. This is a great time to show your family, friends and neighbors a great movie about the gift of life.  

July 7, 2015

Surgical teams at Houston Methodist Hospital and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center worked hand-in-hand with LifeGift to create history in the Texas Medical Center on Friday, May 22, 2015.

June 3, 2015

On May 5, longtime Arlington resident, Christine Coffee, became the second-oldest organ donor in LifeGift’s history. Christine, a registered donor, donated her liver at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital to a recipient in their 60s.

In 2006, Carlton Blackburn, also of North Texas and LifeGift donor, donated his liver at the age of 92. 

June 3, 2015

LifeGift will participate in a new initiative to educate, inspire and inform multicultural communities about organ, eye and tissue donation, spearheaded by the Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation (AMAT) and Donate Life America (DLA). Here is a short snapshot on what this observance is all about. 

June 3, 2015

Coming off the heels of the Fort Worth 2nd Chance Run, Debi McConnell, a donor mother, shared a poem she wrote as a tribute to her son, JJ, an organ and tissue donor.

It’s an honor to run  It’s an honor to walk It’s an honor to speak To share, to talk …

June 3, 2015

Summer is a wonderful time to include reading as an extracurricular activity. Along with improving your overall health, curling up with a good book can be the best way to pass the time. A study done at the University of Sussex found that reading can reduce stress by 68 percent. As well as reducing stress, reading can also be helpful for professional growth.

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