Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network Shines Light on Importance of Minority Donors

2020-07-29T19:46:15-05:00July 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

National Minority Donor Awareness Month empowers people of diverse ethnicities to say “yes” to organ and tissue donation, save lives ITASCA, Ill.—July 29, 2020 — Ethnic minorities make up nearly 60% of people who are waiting for lifesaving organs in the U.S., but only a third of registered donors. Because transplant [...]

Online Town Hall for Medical Professionals

2020-06-17T13:40:05-05:00June 16th, 2020|

Join Us for a Live GoToWebinar Online Town Hall for Medical Professionals 12-1 p.m. CST on July, 16 2020 This Webinar is a preview of our four upcoming Webinars on Organ and Tissue Donation Amidst COVID-19. The continuing education webinars will run monthly on the following dates: September 17, October 15, November 12 and December 17, [...]

Gift of Hope Facebook Live Stream

2020-04-22T19:45:27-05:00April 22nd, 2020|

Facebook Live Stream Hosted by CEO Kevin Cmunt Where: Gift of Hope Facebook Page When: April 30, 2020 from 3-3:30 p.m. CST To celebrate the end of Donate Life Month, we’re hosting a Facebook Live Q&A with our President/CEO Kevin Cmunt to answer your questions about organ and tissue donation. This is your chance to ask [...]

How Living Kidney Donation Works

2020-01-14T14:11:30-06:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

More than 100,000 people are on a waiting list for kidney donations in the United States, according to the United States Department of Health and Human Services. On average, a new name is added to the list every 14 minutes. Tragically, an average of 13 people die each day because a kidney donor was not available [...]

‘Bench of Hope’ Dedications Honor Donors’ Lifesaving Legacies

2019-06-14T14:18:15-05:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Family members and friends of four people who offered the gift of life through donation joined Gift of Hope representatives at special ceremonies held in recent months to dedicate memorial park benches —Benches of Hope — that honor the lifesaving legacies of these selfless individuals. Each Bench of Hope displays the donor’s name and the inscription, [...]

Call for Art Proposals: Give Hope, Give Life Public Art Mural

2019-06-14T14:25:01-05:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network is partnering with Norwegian American Hospital to commission an artist or team of artists to design and paint a mural in the Humboldt Park neighborhood — transforming a blank brick wall into a mural of hope and life. Mural Goals: This is the first mural project to be [...]

Buddy’s Place Grief and Bereavement Support Camps

2019-06-14T14:20:54-05:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

                  Buddy’s Place is a childhood grief program, which offers family-based support groups to grieving children, teens, and their families. Throughout the summer they will be  hosting Grief and Bereavement Support camps. Buddy’s Place is committed to providing a safe, accepting, and supportive environment where each family can [...]

Gift of Hope Receives Generous Donation from the Village of Broadview and the Broadview Fire Department

2018-12-05T20:09:59-06:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network was awarded a donation totaling more than $800 by the Broadview Fire Department and Village of Broadview at a ceremony on Dec. 4, 2017. During the annual McHero fundraising and public safety event, hosted by the Village of Broadview, McDonalds, the Broadview Police Department and the Broadview Fire Department, [...]

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