February 24, 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.

February 24, 2015

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? 

February 24, 2015

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.

February 5, 2015

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.

January 28, 2015

Mark Scott with Smart Business (Houston edition) mentions LifeGift and the importance of registring as a lifesaving donor in his article titled, "Make 2015 the year you find a cause that's close to your heart."

January 26, 2015

Online registration for the Donate Life Texas 2nd Chance Run is NOW open. Building upon the great foundation of the 2nd Chance Run in Fort Worth, LifeGift is excited to announce that the program is expanding to two races. 

January 26, 2015

A young, black Harvard graduate named Carter G. Woodson founded Black History Month.  A historian and professor, Woodson campaigned for what was known in 1926 as Negro History Week. After many years, this week evolved into Black History Month.  

January 9, 2015

Oops, he did it again! Clutch “The Rockets Bear” signed up for the Aramco Houston Half-Marathon, taking place Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 in Houston. Motivated by gratitude for an organ donor who saved his father’s life, Robert Boudwin, who plays Clutch, decided to run the half-marathon in 2014. His participation created so much awareness, that he’s doing it again in 2015. 

January 9, 2015

This New Year’s Day was especially poignant for the Johnston family, who celebrated the legacy of their son, Dakota, in Pasadena, California during the 126th Tournament of Roses Parade. 

January 9, 2015

Happy New Year! LifeGift has much to be proud of as we reflect on 2014. We finished the year with an increase in organ donors (287 in 2014 versus 282 in 2013) and organs transplanted (816 in 2014 versus 802 in 2013). And just last week, we reached a tremendous milestone on the Donate Life Texas Registry – with 7 million Texans saying “YES” to donation.

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