Rainbows adorn Donate Life America’s Donate Life Month campaign this year. Why rainbows you might ask?
You might be seeing a lot of blue and green on Friday, April 13.
Houston Donate Life Texas 2nd Chance Run Facts and Tips
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:
Ann Sturrock lives life to the fullest. She creates, travels and volunteers, and she will compete in the Donate Life Transplant Games in August.
And it's all because nearly 20 years ago, her sister, Gina, donated a much needed kidney in Ann's time of need.
LifeGift recently announced that it has added a full-time pediatric intensivist to its staff to provide guidance and expertise in work with pediatric donors and their families. Dr. Larry Easterling has officially joined the organization as associate chief medical director and will work from LifeGift’s Fort Worth office.
If you live in Texas or work in the organ, eye and tissue donation industry, the word "diversity" is no doubt part of your vocabulary.
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine reported that keeping organ donors just 2 degrees below their normal body temperature (mild hypothermia) provided protection to donated kidneys – which resulted in improved initial function of the kidneys after they were transplanted.
On New Year’s Day 2018, the Donate Life Rose Parade Float will make its 15th appearance on Colorado Boulevard as part of the 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California. Families of deceased donors will be honored to see their loved ones’ floral images highlighted as part of the float, while living donors and recipients bring the floa
In 2018, LifeGift will host the Donate Life Texas 2nd Chance Run for the 16th time. This year's race circuit will include an event in Fort Worth, Houston and Lubbock. We hope you'll join us for one, two or all three inspirational events.
LifeGift is one of seven organ procurement organizations (OPOs) participating in the Donor Heart Study conducted by Stanford University. Our participation involves important data collection that includes echocardiograms (ECHOs), electrocardiograms (EKGs), laboratory results, angiography results (heart caths) and survey responses from transplant coordinators.