Tuesday’s Tale: Coffee and a Connection While traveling through Kentucky this past weekend, I stopped at a Starbucks just off an I-65 exit for a java chip frappuccino and a break from the monotony of driving. While waiting for my drink a gentleman came up and asked me if I was driving the car with the Donate Life license plate. Unsure […]
It’s Official: We Broke a World Record! On June 30, 2010 Guinness World Records™ confirmed that Lifeline of Ohio’s Candlelight Vigil of Hope, Remembrance and Celebration held April 11, 2010 at The Ohio Statehouse, won a Guinness World Record™!
Largest-Ever Dash for Donation Makes an Impact Our 2010 Dash for Donation was our biggest ever, with more than 2,600 participants! We would like to thank the runners, walkers, cheerleaders, mascots, volunteers and staff for making this celebration of the ‘Gift of Life’ a memorable one.
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.