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A thought-provoking look at the decision to become an organ and tissue donor. Take a few minutes to watch this somewhat humorous video (which parodies Nike’s LeBron James advertisements) that tackles a serious topic. Compiled by a student group at Ohio State University and Lifeline of Ohio. The clip stars former OSU football player Dane […]
Slate: If you want to honor Steve Jobs, do what somebody did for him: Donate your organs and tissues. | 10.26.11
A great editorial from Slate encourages readers who are looking to honor and celebrate Steve Jobs to help the next Steve Jobs by becoming organ and tissue donors. Two years ago, Jobs got a liver transplant to prolong his life. Says the article: Steve Jobs made machines. They’re machines you can type on, or talk on, […]
This is fantastic news! Donate Life America announced this month that a key goal set by the donation and transplant community in 2006 has been reached: the United States can now boast that 100 million Americans – roughly 42 percent of the adult population – are registered as organ, eye and tissue donors in state […]
We are so excited to announce that AllograftPossibilities is the winner of two marketing awards from the American Association of Tissue Banks, (AATB), the only national tissue banking organization in the United States. The AATB said: “AllograftPossibilities is an outstanding example of an AATB member utilizing its marketing budget for the overall betterment of the […]
Take a moment to view this touching story of a U.S. Navy veteran who received the gift of an organ donation from an Air Force Academy cadet. The recipient and donor were matched by Donor Alliance, the non-profit organ procurement organization and tissue bank serving Colorado and most of Wyoming. Last week, Donor Alliance was recognized with […]
It is so powerful to see donor families touched by the miracle of organ and tissue donation dedicating their time and effort to promote the cause. We encourage you to read this story from the Cincinnati Enquirer about Carolyn Henry Glaspy, the mother of former Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry. Following his death in 2009, Glaspy made […]