As I look back on 2010, I am struck by the people who have been touched by organ and tissue donation. They are sons and daughters, mothers and fathers, neighbors and friends. They are in every community, come from every walk of life and they give me a reason to go to work every day. Read More »
by Molly Pontius (heart recipient)
In February of 2007 I gave birth to my first child, a beautiful and healthy baby boy. It was the most wonderful day of my life. Seven short weeks after my son Jack was born, my life changed, again. Read More »
Emma Brown will start the New Year with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The 13-year-old Athens, Ohio resident will represent the donation community on the Donate Life Float in the Rose Parade Jan. 1. Read More »
Jean Rosile received the ultimate Christmas gift a little early this year. She had a heart transplant on Oct. 8, 2010 thanks to the generosity of a donor. This holiday season, she will celebrate her second chance and start the New Year with a new lease on life. Read More »
Seeing warm eyes and wispy hair above his brow, the Walker Family couldn’t believe how much the floragraph resembled their son and brother. “It looks like a 3-D picture of him,” Pat Walker said of her son’s image.
On Dec. 16, the family marveled at the floral photograph of Kirk Walker that will adorn the Donate Life Rose Parade Float on Jan. 1. Read More »
Working as a Community Educator I get asked lots of different questions about organ and tissue donation. There are some questions that come up on a pretty regular basis, but every now and then I’ll get asked something and I don’t know the answer.
By Sara Brown, Donor Family
I never thought my dad’s death would influence the career path I took in college, the opportunities I received and ultimately where I would end up working. Thanks to my dad, five people received the “Gift of Life” – and I ended up with a purpose. Read More »
I love the holidays! As you know, my mission is to encourage everyone to “bee” an organ and tissue donor and, during the holidays, I want everyone to “bee” merry too.
I’m always looking for ways to spread joy so on Saturday I decided to buzz by the NBC4′s Firefighters 4 Kids Toy Drive to give back to the community I love! I took along a swarm of Honey Bee dolls, hoping to bring sweet smiles to the faces of boys and girls in need in central Ohio. Read More »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Dec. 13, 2010
Columbus, OH - Lifeline of Ohio is recently appointed two new members to its Board of Directors:
- Robert Higgins, MD, MSHA, surgical director, Heart Transplantation Program; director, Division of Cardiac Surgery; director Transplant Signature Program, The Ohio State University Medical Center
- Sue Jablonski, senior vice president and chief communications officer, OhioHealth Read More »