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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.
Amy Wildhaber and her family created many new friendships at the Tournament of Roses Parade through the Donate Life float. The most meaningful may be with the woman who created the floragraph of Zac Wildhaber.
Mid-America Transplant Services opened in December the Family House, a 10-apartment wing of The Lofts at the Highlands. It was dedicated to longtime board member and Donor Family, Bob and Marge Murphy, and offers comfortable, safe and affordable housing for pre- and post-transplant patients who must locate to St. Louis to be near their transplant center hospital.
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.