Stars of Donation Create a Lasting Ripple 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 11, 2017. Each award winner was honored for all they do to create a lasting ripple effect through organ, eye and tissue donation. […]
Donation Education is coming to ALL Ohio Schools! When Emmalyn Brown was nine, her immune system attacked her liver, causing it to fail completely. Within a two-week span, her health rapidly deteriorated and doctors prepared her family for the worst. Emmalyn’s only hope was a liver transplant. Fourteen days after she became ill, a selfless donor gave her a second chance at life […]
Celebrate and Advocate During National Donate Life Month While we promote donation all year round, April is a special time for us to spread the word in celebration of National Donate Life Month. This is a month dedicated nationally to encouraging Americans to become registered organ, eye and tissue donors, remembering the men, women and children who selflessly gave to improve and save the […]
Caution: Ambassadors at Work! The annual Ambassador Appreciation dinner, held Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at COSI 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 “Caution: Ambassadors at Work!” and paid tribute to the massive construction project for our office and […]
Clinical Spotlight – EXVIVO Perfusion There is an exciting new development in the world of organ donation and transplantation! The new EXVIVO (which means ‘outside the body’) Perfusion machine allows doctors to treat and assess lungs which were previously unable to be transplanted. The Process When donor lungs are chosen for the EXVIVO Perfusion machine, they are recovered for transplant […]
BMV Appreciation Week Held The first ever BMV Appreciation Week was held September 19 – 23, 2016. This week, supported by Donate Life America, was set aside for recovery partners and state teams across the nation to show their support and gratitude for the employees, managers and administrators who work at BMV’s, DMV’s and/or Public Safety offices. To show […]
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