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Shirley Washington of Fox 2 told the story on Tuesday of actor Marlon Sanders, who received a kidney transplant when he moved back to his hometown of St. Louis after waiting for a transplant for more than three years in Los Angeles.
Mid-America Transplant Services celebrates this April as the 11th annual National Donate Life Month. The celebration commemorates those who have received or continue to wait for lifesaving transplants.
For two weeks in February, the Olympics provide inspirational stories of overcoming obstacles to triumph. In St. Louis and communities across the nation, a group of special athletes have overcome obstacles of their own and are preparing for their own Olympic-style event this summer.
The Chesterfield License Office, operated by Mid-America Transplant Services, achieved an office-best 66 percent donor registry enrollment during the month of December and its sister office in Maplewood recorded an office-best 59 percent in the same time period.
More than 70 organizations supporting Donate Life America’s lifesaving mission unveiled their 11th Donate Life Rose Parade float: “Light Up the World,” a festival of beautiful lanterns which will inspire viewers worldwide to save and heal lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. The Donate Life float and its honored participants are the centerpiece of a national campaign that leads up to the 2014 Rose Parade.
Mid-America Transplant Services dedicated its MTS Family House to Bob and Marge Murphy on Monday evening at a special open house for the Board of Directors.
Hundreds of patients come to St. Louis hospitals every year needing life-saving organ transplants. Many come from out of state or travel great distances. The MTS Family House will provide a comfortable, safe, and affordable place for families to stay while waiting to receive the Gift of Life.