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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.
Operating three local license offices and partnering with four more, Mid-America Transplant Services is committed to creating a pro-donation environment in these offices throughout the St. Louis area with fresh paint, new décor and donation-related signage.
Join Donate Life America and Mid-America Transplant Services in celebrating National Donor Sabbath this November 15-17, a time for people of all faiths to honor those who have given the lifesaving gift of organ, eye and tissue donation.
Mercy Hospital St. Louis was one of two Missouri hospitals recognized by the Missouri Hospital Association with a Donate Life Award for its exceptional leadership in raising awareness of organ and tissue donation and transplantation.
Officials from Transplant Games of America and Donate Life America have announced that the two organizations will partner on the 2014 Games in Houston, Texas. The Games will officially be known as the Donate Life Transplant Games of America.