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An Emotional, Joyful Green Up Game at Southern Illinois University

An Emotional, Joyful Green Up Game at Southern Illinois University

Posted May 7, 2018 in News Category

Two first pitches, in honor of a donor and in celebration of a recipient, conclude the inaugural Green Up Games at Southern Illinois University’s softball regular season finale. 

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A Miracle First Pitch

A Miracle First Pitch

Posted April 26, 2018 in News Category

For Brock Savant, just walking to the pitcher’s mound on a baseball field elicits words like “amazing” and “incredible.” 

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Honoring a Game-Changer On and Off The Field

Honoring a Game-Changer On and Off The Field

Posted April 23, 2018 in News Category

Claire Robert threw out a first pitch before Southeast Missouri State University’s baseball game on Saturday in honor of her brother Kaden, who was an organ and tissue donor in 2014.

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Inspiring Students at the First Donate Life High School Rally

Inspiring Students at the First Donate Life High School Rally

Posted April 18, 2018 in News Category

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.

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A First Pitch in Honor of His Father

A First Pitch in Honor of His Father

Posted April 11, 2018

The Green Up Game at Missouri State University gave Dr. Shoults’ family the opportunity to talk about their patriarch’s life and legacy as an organ, eye, and tissue donor.

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A Striking Start To The Green Up Games

A Striking Start To The Green Up Games

Posted April 8, 2018 in News Category

Mid-America Transplant sponsored the Green Up Game with Drury University’s baseball team to raise awareness for organ and tissue donation.

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Celebrating With Team Michael at the Game Ball Relay

Celebrating With Team Michael at the Game Ball Relay

Posted April 6, 2018 in News Category

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.

 

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Eight Ways You Can Celebrate National Donate Life Month

Eight Ways You Can Celebrate National Donate Life Month

Posted March 28, 2018 in News Category

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.

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Mid-America Transplant Celebrates 2018 National Donate Life Month

Mid-America Transplant Celebrates 2018 National Donate Life Month

Posted March 27, 2018 in News Category

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.”

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Representatives Cookson and Baringer Facilitate Program to Increase Organ Donor Registration

Representatives Cookson and Baringer Facilitate Program to Increase Organ Donor Registration

Posted February 23, 2018 in News Category

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.

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