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Alisa, an organ procurement coordinator at Mid-America Transplant
Chance encounters with donor families inspired this nurse to work in organ donation.
If you’re wondering whether age or health challenges are reasons to take yourself off the donor registry, the short answer is no.
March is National Kidney Month
National Kidney Month brings much-needed awareness to a sometimes “silent” disease.
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Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day is a time to highlight the critical role funeral directors play in saving and healing lives through organ and tissue donation.
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Is organ donation a possibility for you as a cancer survivor? It depends.
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Be involved on this special day.  Theme tickets include a voucher for a specially designed Cardinals baseball cap with the Mid-America Transplant and Donate Life logos.
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National Donor Day is a time to focus on all types of donation. Participate in local events, share social media messages and encourage others to register as donors.
National Burn Awareness Week: February 5-11, 2023
National Burn Awareness Week is February 5th-11th. Thanks to life-saving tissue donations, Turia survived horrific burns to 64 percent of her body and reclaimed her life as an athlete.
Nikki stands in a field of yellow flowers
Black History Month is a time to talk about how increased diversity in the donor population can lead to more life-saving gifts.
Recipient Darren wearing sunglasses
Darren is a testament to both the awareness of heart disease prevention and the miracle of organ donation.