Events

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Each year, we host events for donor families, transplant patients, and our community to provide hope & healing.

Honor loved ones. Find others whose lives have been changed by organ and tissue donation. Explore the events below and join our supportive community.

Fans For Life Booth at Busch Stadium

Join Mid-America Transplant and the St. Louis Cardinals as we continue to promote organ and tissue donation throughout the 2024 season.

Stop by the Mid-America Transplant booth at Busch Stadium during several other home games (including three games* where donor families or recipients will throw out the first pitch): 

  • Saturday, July 13 vs. Cubs*
  • Wednesday, August 21 vs. Brewers (Friends Night)
  • Friday, September 6 vs. Mariners  (Blues Night)*
Fans For Life booth at Busch Stadium. A red banner on the side reads "Say Yes Give Life"

St. Louis Candlelight Memorial

June 12, 2024

Honoring all donor heroes and those that have said ‘yes’ to donation in 2023 in St. Louis and surrounding areas. 

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Springfield Candlelight Memorial

September 14, 2024

Honoring all donor heroes and those that have said ‘yes’ to donation in the Southwestern Missouri and surrounding areas. 

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Celebrate Life 5k Run/Walk

Sunday, October 6th, 2024

Join us in honoring donor families and living donors, celebrating new life with recipients, supporting those waiting for a life-saving transplant, and inspiring others to say ‘yes’ to donation.

 

A large group of people running at the start of a 5k

Dia De Los Muertos/Day of the Dead Donor Family Workshop

October 29, 2024

Mid-America Transplant invites you to bring a photo of your loved one to display on the altar. Additional decorations and offerings for the altar will be provided. 

Mid-America Transplant le invita a traer una foto de su ser querido para ponerla sobre un altar. Decoraciones y ofrendas adicionales para el altar serán facilitadas.

 

Sugar skulls on an altar with photos of donor heroes

Donor Family Holiday Workshop

December 4, 2024

Participate in memory making activities, share your loved one’s story, meet other donor families, and learn tips on navigating your grief during the holiday season.

 

honoring loved ones during the holiday season