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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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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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