During what proved to be one of the busiest Donate Life Months in recent history, on National Blue and Green Day, the Fort Worth Ambassadors of Hope were treated to an outdoor picnic at the Clearfork Food Park as a way to thank them for all of their hard work.
On Saturday, April 22, nearly 500 transplant recipients, donor family members and LifeGift staff gathered for the third annual Houston Donate Life Texas 2nd Chance Run in Sugar Land, Texas.
Joy for life was in the air as hundreds took off running and walking to raise awareness of our lifesaving mission.
Click here to see today's results for the Houston Donate Life Texas 2nd Chance Run:
To ensure that race day is a smooth and enjoyable experience for you and your family, we put together some quick facts and tips for you:
Just five months ago, in November 2016, Aaron Singleton died unexpectedly after an injury incurred during his high schooll football game.
Everywhere you look this April, you see pinwheels. They are whimsical, colorful and fun – but they are also meaningful.
The stories of hope featured in LifeGift’s annual report/calendar are translated into Spanish each year to reach our Hispanic community. Since nearly 60 percent of those waiting for a lifesaving transplant are Hispanic, communicating the need for organ and tissue donors in Spanish is crucial.
LifeGift is seeing an upswing in the number of high schools across its service area wanting to learn more about organ, eye and tissue donation.
Within the first three months of 2017, numerous schools from across Houston, Lubbock, Fort Worth and Amarillo have invited us to speak and host registration drives to help educate young minds about the power of donation.
On Oct. 8, 1991, in Arlington, Texas, the Wolf family was forever changed. Their strong and fierce little PJ rode his bike across the street to ask his best friend to play – but without a helmet that day. He was hit by a car and was rushed to the hospital. The next few days were grueling for the family, but in the end, PJ did not survive his injuries.
It was a cool, overcast April morning at Constellation Field in Sugar Land as runners, walkers and volunteers gathered for the Donate Life Texas 2nd Chance Run hosted by LifeGift.