Blog Aug 26, 2020
The National Perspective Organ Procurement Organizations The fifty-eight Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) serving the nation represent a unique aspect of the health care system. These community-based, non-profit organizations are designated by the federal government to recover organs from deceased donors for transplantation. Indeed, they are the only organizations charged with such a responsibility. Since the creation of the OPO structure in […]
News Dec 3, 2019
Lifeline of Ohio Facilitates First Adult DCD Heart Donation in the United States On Sunday, December 1, two milestones in the field of organ donation were achieved thanks to the decision of a registered donor. Lifeline of Ohio facilitated donations from a 26-year old Ohio man who has become the first adult in the United States to donate his heart after circulatory death and the first to give […]
News Mar 18, 2019
Lifeline of Ohio Presents Awards to Champions of Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation Lifeline of Ohio honored sixteen individuals and institutions for their roles in saving lives through organ, eye and tissue donation at “An Evening with the Stars” presented by TXJet on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Our winners…. The Hospital of the Year award was presented to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC). This award […]
News Sep 6, 2018
Contributing Financially to Lifeline of Ohio As a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization Lifeline of Ohio often receives financial contributions and in-kind donations from individual and corporations.  In recent years these contributions were directed to professional education events, the construction of the Donor Memorial and enrichment of bereavement services for donor families. In the past year Lifeline of Ohio has moved to […]
News Apr 9, 2018
Our Ambassadors are Unwavering! The annual Donate Life Ambassador Appreciation dinner, held Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Ohio Statehouse, was a true celebration. A celebration of life, dedication to organ, eye and tissue donation and the tireless efforts of our Donate Life Ambassadors. This year’s theme was “Flags Across Ohio” and paid tribute to our ambassadors unwavering commitment to […]
News Mar 15, 2018
Champions of Donation Honored at “An Evening with the Stars” Seventeen individuals and institutions were honored for their roles in saving lives through organ, eye and tissue donation at “An Evening with the Stars” presented by Lifeline of Ohio on Saturday, March 10, 2018. In addition to the awards, Charity Tilleman-Dick, a two-time double-lung transplant recipient, top-selling classical recording artist and TEDx speaker, shared her […]
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