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Celebrating Blue & Green Day at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Celebrating Blue & Green Day at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Posted April 21, 2017 in News Category

More than 150 people joined the Wall of Honor, representing 1,200 lives saved by organ donation and more than 7,500 lives impacted by tissue donation.   

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Kidney Recipent Blake Kicks Off GBR17 -- The Homers for Health Game Ball Relay

Kidney Recipent Blake Kicks Off GBR17 -- The Homers for Health Game Ball Relay

Posted April 3, 2017 in News Category

A beautiful, sunny, 70-degree day was the icing on the cake for Team Blake, who was the honoree for the first leg of the 5th annual Homers for Health Game Ball Relay on Sunday afternoon. 

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Seven Ways You Can Celebrate National Donate Life Month

Seven Ways You Can Celebrate National Donate Life Month

Posted March 30, 2017 in News Category

Celebrated in April each year, NDLM is a month-long observance of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation.

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Donate Life America and Mid-America Transplant Celebrate National Donate Life Month in April

Donate Life America and Mid-America Transplant Celebrate National Donate Life Month in April

Posted March 27, 2017 in News Category

National Donate Life Month is about saving and healing lives through organ, eye, tissue and living donation. 

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Dr. Sreelatha Varma’s “Dream” benefits Family House

Dr. Sreelatha Varma’s “Dream” benefits Family House

Posted March 17, 2017 in News Category

A self-taught artist, Dr. Sreelatha Varma will open on March 31 her latest art show called “Dream” at Grafica Fine Art & Custom Framing. The event will benefit the Mid-America Transplant Foundation and Family House.

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Mid-America Transplant Foundation Awards Grant to Open Grief Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Mid-America Transplant Foundation Awards Grant to Open Grief Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Posted March 2, 2017 in News Category

The Mid-America Transplant Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to support a grief center, which will provide services to families in northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri.

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New Illinois Legislation Would Allow 16- and 17-Year-Olds to join Organ and Tissue Donor Registry

New Illinois Legislation Would Allow 16- and 17-Year-Olds to join Organ and Tissue Donor Registry

Posted February 2, 2017 in News Category

Secretary of State Jesse White initiated legislation that would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to register for the state’s First Person Consent Organ/Tissue Donor Registry when they receive their driver’s license or identification card.

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Mid-America Transplant Reports Record Number of Tissue Donors in 2016;<br>Second-Highest Year for Organ Donations in the Service Area

Mid-America Transplant Reports Record Number of Tissue Donors in 2016;
Second-Highest Year for Organ Donations in the Service Area

Posted January 27, 2017 in News Category

Mid-America Transplant marked a record number of tissue donations, totaling 1,662 donors throughout eastern Missouri, southern Illinois and northeast Arkansas in 2016.

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Twenty-two years later, Italians still keep a little American boy in their hearts.

Twenty-two years later, Italians still keep a little American boy in their hearts.

Posted January 5, 2017 in Donor Family News, Reg Green

A few weeks ago an emotional email arrived from southern Italy from people we had never met. 

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Mid-America Transplant Foundation awards more than $780,000 in clinical and pre-clinical research grants aimed at saving more lives

Mid-America Transplant Foundation awards more than $780,000 in clinical and pre-clinical research grants aimed at saving more lives

Posted November 14, 2016 in News Category

The funding marks an important milestone in the history of the Foundation as it seeks to improve transplantation by supporting clinical and pre-clinical research.

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