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Donate Life America (DLA) presented a Pinnacle Award in the department of motor vehicles category to Mid-America Transplant Services for its Targeted Registry Initiative to increase the number of registered organ, eye and tissue donors. The awards were presented in June at DLA’s annual meeting in Indianapolis.
Dr. David Super wanted to do something — anything — to help the situation. He had little control of it, and needed to help in some way. His 17-year-old daughter, Gabi, had just been added to the liver transplant waiting list in July 2012. David and his wife, Missy, knew the day was coming since she was diagnosed with idiopathic sclerosing cholangitis (ISC) at 10 years old.
Mid-America Transplant Services recognized Donor Families and recipients with a float at annual Annie Malone Parade on Sunday, celebrating 125 years of Annie Malone Family and Children Services.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White visited Driver Services Facilities in the Metro East on May 15 to present certificates of appreciation and a countertop display featuring Jazmyne Davis and her family.
Less than one year after obtaining the state licensing office in Maplewood, Mid-America Transplant Services was awarded in April the Northside license office on North Kingshighway Boulevard. MTS began operating the office on Tuesday, May 7 at a new location at the corner of North Euclid Avenue and Delmar Boulevard.
Donate Life Missouri visited state legislators in Jefferson City on Thursday, April 11 to discuss the importance of organ and tissue donation and the thousands of Missourians waiting for a life-saving transplant.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed a proclamation on Wednesday, March 6 declaring April as Donate Life Month in Missouri. The proclamation coincides with National Donate Life Month, which was established in 2003, and celebrates the generosity of those who have shared the Gift of Life through organ, eye and tissue donation.
The Department of Revenue’s Division of Motor Vehicles is offering new Donate Life license plates. The new “Be An Organ Donor” license plates, which must be personalized, are available at local license offices.
Five hundred fifty seven organs were transplanted in 2012 because of the generosity of donor families and the dedication of our staff and the many physicians, nurses and partners.
Former Saint Louis University basketball standout Larry Hughes received a Donate Life Champion award from Mid-America Transplant Services (MTS) and Donate Life America on Wednesday at halftime of the Billiken’s men’s basketball game against Eastern Illinois.