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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.
The Department of Revenue’s Division of Motor Vehicles is offering new Donate Life license plates. The new “Be An Organ Donor” license plates, which must be personalized, are available at local license offices.
Five hundred fifty seven organs were transplanted in 2012 because of the generosity of donor families and the dedication of our staff and the many physicians, nurses and partners.
As Patty Kallal described her week in Pasadena, California for the 2013 Rose Parade, her stories about the event capture the emotion and meaning surrounding the Donate Life float. But the most telling statement about its impact is her future plans to attend the parade. “My goal is to go out there again for a weekend in December and help work on a floragraph or the float,” she said.
Former Saint Louis University basketball standout Larry Hughes received a Donate Life Champion award from Mid-America Transplant Services (MTS) and Donate Life America on Wednesday at halftime of the Billiken’s men’s basketball game against Eastern Illinois.