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Rose Parade Experience is Emotional, Meaningful, and Powerful

Rose Parade Experience is Emotional, Meaningful, and Powerful

Posted January 14, 2014 in Donor Family News

Amy Wildhaber and her family created many new friendships at the Tournament of Roses Parade through the Donate Life float. The most meaningful may be with the woman who created the floragraph of Zac Wildhaber´╗┐.

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Molly's Trail Coming to Missouri

Molly's Trail Coming to Missouri

Posted July 24, 2013 in Donor Family News

Corey Eaker was at his wife’s memorial service in June of 2013 when the ideas started coming to him on how to share Molly Pearce-Eaker’s story and legacy.´╗┐

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Journeys of the Heart: The Kallal Family's Journey to Pasadena

Journeys of the Heart: The Kallal Family's Journey to Pasadena

Posted January 9, 2013 in Donor Family News

As Patty Kallal described her week in Pasadena, California for the 2013 Rose Parade, her stories about the event capture the emotion and meaning surrounding the Donate Life float. But the most telling statement about its impact is her future plans to attend the parade. “My goal is to go out there again for a weekend in December and help work on a floragraph or the float,” she said.´╗┐

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Ballwin Toddler and Organ Donor to be Honored in Tournament of Roses Parade

Ballwin Toddler and Organ Donor to be Honored in Tournament of Roses Parade

Posted December 22, 2011 in Donor Family News

A floragraph of Kyndall Brown will be part of the Donate Life float at the 123rd annual parade.

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Organ Donor from Springfield to be Honored in 2011 Tournament of Roses Parade

Organ Donor from Springfield to be Honored in 2011 Tournament of Roses Parade

Posted December 6, 2010 in Donor Family News, News Category

Blake saved five lives through his family’s generous consent to organ and tissue donation. This holiday season, on New Year’s Day in Pasadena, Calif., Blake’s photo will be one of 60 depicted in flowers on Donate Life’s 2011 Tournament of Roses Parade Float. Blake is the only organ donor highlighted from Missouri.

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SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center Unveils Donor Wall

SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center Unveils Donor Wall

Posted October 11, 2010 in Donor Family News, Hospital Partner News

Inspired by the families who generously chose to donate the Gift of Life, the PICU staff at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri wanted to recognize “The Enduring Gift” of the organ and tissue donor.

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MTS Dedicates New Donor Memorial Monument and Park

MTS Dedicates New Donor Memorial Monument and Park

Posted August 28, 2009 in Donor Family News, News Category

Creating a lasting tribute to organ and tissue donors as well as their families, Mid-America Transplant Services is dedicated a new Donor Memorial Monument in the central grounds near its office, 1110 Highlands Plaza Drive East in Saint Louis, Missouri. The dedication ceremony took place at 7p.m. on Wednesday, August 26.

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