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Kidney and two-time heart recipient Bill Coon shared his story with more than 300 students at Mid-America Transplant’s inaugural Donate Life High School Rally.
The Homers for Health Game Ball Relay is a partnership between SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hopsital and the St. Louis Cardinals in which patients form the hospital run a relay with the Opening Day game ball from SSM Health Cardinal Glennon to Busch Stadium.
National Donate Life Month is designed to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye, and tissue donors and to celebrate those who have saved lives through the gift of donation.
The 2018 National Donate Life Month (NDLM) art was inspired by the image of a rainbow, and Maya Angelou’s quote, “Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.”
State Rep. Steve Cookson, R-Poplar Bluff, and State Rep. Donna Baringer, D-St. Louis City, successfully facilitated the implementation of a program that will allow Missourians to register to be organ and tissue donors when purchasing a hunting or fishing license from the Missouri Department of Conservation.
The Southeast Missouri Department of Athletics and Mid-America Transplant have announced a new partnership aimed at raising awareness about organ, eye and tissue donation while honoring and celebrating organ and tissue donors, donor families, and transplant recipients.
She beings her two-year term immediately.
Clinical researchers who have received funding from the Mid-America Transplant Foundation, presented progress on their research, which is expected to impact donation and transplantation within the next three to five years.