When giving a gift as precious as an organ or tissue donation, there is concern that the utmost care is being provided during transplantation. Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network is the federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organization that coordinates organ and tissue donation services for donor families in the northern three-quarters of Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Gift of Hope is proud to have partnered with some of the top hospitals in the area including Lurie Children’s Hospital, a transplant hospital in Chicago, Illinois.
Over a century of caring for children
Founded as an eight-bed hospital for children in 1882, Lurie Children’s Hospital has grown to become one of the country’s top children’s health care providers. With a mission of providing the best possible care for children and their families, Lurie Children’s Hospital coordinates the donation and provides transplants of kidneys, hearts, livers, and intestines for its patients. Some of the outstanding features of this hospital include:
An effective partnership
Gift of Hope and Lurie Children’s Hospital work together to provide life-saving transplants for children. As a not-for-profit organ procurement organization that coordinates organ and tissue donation in Illinois and Northwest Indiana, Gift of Hope depends on high-quality hospitals such as Lurie Children’s Hospital to help carry out its mission.
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