Jessica Goodrich: A Daughter’s Journey

By |2018-12-13T15:18:38-06:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Donor Family & Recipients, For the Professionals, For the Public|

One of Jessica's father's favorite sayings was, "It's a great day to be alive." When Jessica was in high school, her father became sick. First it seemed like a cold. Then, maybe, the flu. But, after dozens of test, her father was finally diagnosed with liver failure. He waited nearly two years for a lifesaving [...]

Kelvin’s New Heart

By |2019-07-02T11:52:36-06:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Donor Family & Recipients, For the Professionals, For the Public, Stories of Hope|

Kelvin Martin is many things. He’s a deejay (DJ Flash … watch out for him), a father, a husband and a heart transplant recipient. In the summer of 2013, Kelvin burst through the front doors of Gift of Hope for his first Advocates for Hope training. Since then, he’s inspired the Gift of Hope team with [...]

Gift of Hope Announces 2018 Lifesaving Partners Award Winners

By |2018-12-05T20:09:35-06:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog, For the Professionals, For the Public, Hospital Professionals|Tags: , |

Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network honored 14 individuals, hospitals and health systems for outstanding achievement in addressing the critical need for organ and tissue donation in 2018 by presenting each with a Lifesaving Partners Award at a special recognition ceremony held on Friday, Oct. 12, at the Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus in [...]

Home of Love: Barb Thomas

By |2018-12-05T20:09:40-06:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Donor Family & Recipients, For the Professionals, For the Public|Tags: , , |

James Love and Barb Thomas When Barbara Thomas rented out her home to the Love family she didn’t know it would change her life forever. “It was during the housing crisis of 2009 that I wanted to move, but knew that it wasn’t the right time to sell my home,” said Barbara. “When my [...]

Supporting the Gift: Gift of Hope Honors Springfield Hospitals for Organ and Tissue Donation Efforts

By |2018-12-05T20:10:02-06:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Donor Family & Recipients, For the Professionals, Hospital Professionals|Tags: , , |

In a moving ceremony on Tuesday, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network presented its Supporting the Gift Award to HSHS St. John’s Hospital and Memorial Medical Center staff members for their tireless efforts in supporting organ and tissue donation. Gift of Hope President/CEO Kevin Cmunt presented the award to Patti Fischer, Chief Operating Officer [...]

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