Fan Feature: Jonah Hoser

by Kim Hoser

My son Jonah was born 14 years ago with a serious heart defect that changed our lives. He needed several open-heart surgeries but what would save his life in 2001 was a heart transplant. He was only four years old. His donor was seven.

Jonah loved everything OSU. But his ultimate light in his life was Brutus Buckeye.

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Hope, Remembrance and Celebration

Hope, Remembrance, and Celebration — concepts that I have experienced separately, but not all at the same time. This changed on April 2, 2011 in a tent full of friends, colleagues, and total strangers.

When I was told that Lifeline of Ohio would be hosting a 24-hour event, I was completely overwhelmed. “How could our small staff pull off such a huge event,” I wondered. The details started coming together in the months leading up to April, and I learned that each hour would be different, but certainly special. (more…)

A Day of Hope, Remembrance and Celebration

Saturday, April 2, 2011 – 12 AM – 11:59 PM

Lifeline of Ohio Donor Memorial Park, 770 Kinnear Road, Columbus

Join us for a 24-hour celebration of the Gift of Life as we “Don’t Let Another Chair Go Empty.”

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