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Teaming Up for Donation – Ralph’s Racers This Saturday, July 10, “Ralph’s Racers” will take to the streets of Columbus in the Dash for Donation to remember Ralph Komerofsky. Ralph, a self-taught computer guru, was always a registered organ and tissue donor and even collaborated with scientists in Ireland to create a database matching organ donors to recipients, several years before donation […]
What Live On. Ride On.™ Means to Me Donate Life Ambassador Andy Furr has been involved with the Live On. Ride On.™ campaign since it began in 2009. The campaign, an effort to reclaim the negative slang term “organ donor” thrown at bikers, has been a huge success thanks to volunteers like Andy and his wife, Mary. As a biker (he rides a […]
Teaming Up for Donation – Team Bill In 1994, Bill Laing started having trouble breathing. He chalked it up to strained cartilage in his chest but an e-ray revealed that there was a bigger problem. Bill had sarcoidosis, a disease in which the immune system causes the lungs to fail.
“Shop Talk” Gets Conversation Started The Lifeline of Ohio African American Initiative has connected with local beauty and barber salons for our new “ShopTalk” campaign to educate African Americans about the need for registered organ and tissue donors.
‘Shine On’ Quilt Honors Heroes of Donation Lifeline of Ohio’s 11th Donor Memorial Quilt panel, “Shine On,” was unveiled this week in celebration of Donate Life Month. It features squares from Ohioans who gave the “Gift of Life” through organ or tissue donation. Each square was handmade by the donor’s family.