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The MTS Recipient Fund is designed to help defray the out-of-pocket living and medical expenses associated with transplantation. Its usage has more than doubled in 2013.
“It was important for Mercy to let families know when they donate, they’re not forgotten. It’s a critical link in our mission, not only to meet the needs of a transplant, but to meet their spiritual and physical needs. Part of that is having somewhere for people to go and spiritually reflect and compose what has transpired.” — Ed Hubbell, director of emergency services and urgent care for Mercy-St. Louis
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 Laboratory received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Program.
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.