April is National Donate Life Month

By |2019-06-14T12:42:37-05:00April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

ITASCA, Ill. (April 11, 2018) –  Every April, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network celebrates National Donate Life Month, an awareness month that calls on a person’s individual power to save and enhance lives by registering to be an organ, eye and tissue donor, and inspires people to learn more about both organ and [...]

Changing Tragedy into Triumph: Aftercare Specialist

By |2019-06-14T14:57:41-05:00June 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Donor Family & Recipients|Tags: |

Changing Tragedy into Triumph: Aftercare Specialist Renata Krzyston, Aftercare Specialist “Grief and sadness are part of the role, but that’s OK because we get to give back to our families. We get to give them support, resources and information, and we get to cultivate these beautiful relationships. My colleagues and I can stand [...]

Honoring the Donation Decision: Tissue Recovery Supervisor

By |2018-12-05T20:10:12-06:00June 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Donor Family & Recipients|Tags: |

Honoring the Donation Decision: Tissue Recovery Supervisor Roy Mayfield, Senior Supervisor of Facilities and Tissue Recovery “I believe I am part of a big team that makes miracles happen every day. I feel put in this place for a reason and, with our team, I’ve been able to help others in unique and incredible [...]

Honoring the Donation Decision: Allocation and Perfusion Coordinator

By |2018-12-05T20:10:15-06:00June 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Donor Family & Recipients|Tags: |

Honoring the Donation Decision: Allocation and Perfusion Coordinator Jessina Wiley, Allocation and Perfusion Coordinator “The donation process involves many professionals who are all passionate about helping others. I get to be part of that. This miraculous, elaborate, multi-step collaboration and process helps get people off the waiting list and gives them a second chance [...]

Honoring the Donation Decision: Organ Recovery Coordinator

By |2018-12-05T20:10:17-06:00June 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Donor Family & Recipients|Tags: |

Honoring the Donation Decision: Organ Recovery Coordinator Cara Moulesong, Organ Recovery Coordinator “One thing I make sure donor families know is that we do genuinely care about them — we want their story to end well. And we can offer something that will help them heal: Through their grief, there’s something to look forward [...]

Getting to ‘Yes’ and Working Together: Community Outreach Specialist

By |2018-12-05T20:10:29-06:00April 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Donor Family & Recipients|Tags: , , |

A National Donate Life Month Story Series "You've Said 'Yes' to Donation. Now What?" is a National Donate Life Month story series that chronicles the ins and outs of the complex donation process. Journey with us during NDLM 2017 as we showcase the behind-the-scenes people who help turn tragedy into triumph by making donation happen. [...]

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