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National Minority Donor Awareness Week To Be Held August 1st through 7th

National Minority Donor Awareness Week To Be Held August 1st through 7th

Posted July 31, 2017 in News Category

AMAT salutes the great strides that have been made in terms of the significant increase of multicultural organ, eye, and tissue deceased donors. However, the percentage of patients being added to the national transplant list continues to surpass the percentage of ethnically diverse donors.

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SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Unveils Inspired by Life Wall

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Unveils Inspired by Life Wall

Posted July 21, 2017 in News Category

The wall, which includes a monitor that will show organ transplant patients of the hospital, is located near the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

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For the 100th Guest of Family House, It’s Wonderful

For the 100th Guest of Family House, It’s Wonderful

Posted July 12, 2017 in News Category

“We would probably be staying at a hotel if it weren’t for Family House,” Kolleen said. “This is so nice, so much better. It’s a home.”

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Diane Brockmeier Elected President of Association of Organ Procurement Organizations

Diane Brockmeier Elected President of Association of Organ Procurement Organizations

Posted June 26, 2017 in News Category

She will lead AOPO in providing education and collaboration for 58 U.S. organizations responsible for facilitating organ and tissue donations for transplant.

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Donor Mom and Recipient to Kick Off Medora's 4 on the 4th Run/Walk

Donor Mom and Recipient to Kick Off Medora's 4 on the 4th Run/Walk

Posted June 22, 2017 in Donor Family News, News Category

When Medora, Illinois began its 4 on the 4th Run/Walk celebration to raise funds for a cause, Mary Loy approached organizers about supporting Mid-America Transplant. 

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Liver Recipient from St. Louis Children’s Hospital to Attend Transplant Patient Summit

Liver Recipient from St. Louis Children’s Hospital to Attend Transplant Patient Summit

Posted June 12, 2017 in News Category

After Gavin Maxwell received a lifesaving liver transplant at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in 2014, he became a testament to the power of organ and tissue donation. 

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Celebrate Life 5K Finds New Location at Forest Park

Celebrate Life 5K Finds New Location at Forest Park

Posted June 7, 2017 in News Category

The 2017 Celebrate Life 5K is moving to the “Crown Jewel” of St. Louis, Forest Park. Mid-America Transplant announced in June the new location and a reschedule date of July 23. 

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Join us on May 11 for Give STL Day 2017!

Join us on May 11 for Give STL Day 2017!

Posted May 3, 2017 in News Category

Mid-America Transplant is participating in Give STL Day to support Family House, which provides housing to individuals in need of a lifesaving transplant and their families who need to relocate to St. Louis. 

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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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