Donate Life Texas 2nd Chance Run - Fort Worth
The Glenda Dawson Donate Life Texas (DLT) donor registry has officially top 10 million registrants, now surpassing Florida to become the second largest donor registry in the U.S. after California. The DLT registry documents a person's consent t for organ, eye and tissue donation after death.
Kevin Myer, MSHA, LifeGift president and CEO, shares his message for the LifeGift 2017-2018 Calendar and Annual Report – successes from the past year and the incredible people who make it all happen.
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (October 30, 2017) – Joshua student and athlete Aaron Singleton was only 15 years old when he died after a seizure during a football game last season and became an organ and tissue donor. Just two days short of the one-year anniversary of Aaron’s passing, his family, classmates and community will celebrate the gift of life in a unique tribute event at Joshua High School hosted by the Donate Life Texas organ, eye and tissue donor registry and LifeGift, the organ donation organization that oversaw Aaron’s donation.
Date of death: 8/22/2017
Donated: Kidneys, liver, bone, corneas, tissue and heart
About Daniel: His loved ones say, "Daniel was the most loving young man. He loved his family and life. He would do anything to help anyone and had the kindest heart. He will always be loved and missed."
Houston, Texas. - September 15, 2017 – As Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off, Houston Fun Runs is proud to announce the fourth annual Día de Los Muertos 5K/Fun Run that will take place on Sunday October 29th at 8:00am in the Buffalo Bayou Park, near the Cistern (105 Sabine Street Houston, Texas 7700).
Houston, Texas (Sept. 13, 2017) – On Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 organ donation and transplant professionals will come together to discuss the challenges faced by Texas’ growing population of Hispanic patients with end-stage organ disease during the 2nd Annual Hispanic Transplant Symposium.