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Transplant Recipients Compete In Sports

This week, organ transplant recipients are competing against each other in the Donate Life Transplant Games, a multi-sport event designed to raise awareness of organ transplants.

07/16/2014

Be The Match

Living Donors

Due to the lack of organs for transplants, it is now possible for friends, family or even strangers to donate a kidney, bone marrow or stem cells to those in need.

06/25/2014

Organ Donor

Three Recipients Thank Family Of Organ Donor

Three people whose lives were changed forever by a lifesaving gift got to say thank you to their donor’s family Saturday.

03/02/2013

Taylor Storch Floragraph

Taylor Storch’s Memory Fashioned In Flowers

The memory of Taylor Storch of Coppell lives on. On this first day of the new year, it was fashioned in flowers on the Donate Life float at the Rose Parade.

01/01/2013

Taylor Storch Floragraph

Coppell Teen’s Organ Donation Celebrated At Rose Parade

It’s no easy task, describing a beloved child using just a few words, because Todd Storch has a lot to say about his daughter.

12/31/2012

Organ Donor

Organ Donation Focus Good For Local Nonprofit

It’s been a year and half and coping with her son’s death hasn’t gotten any easier for Myra Sinunu. When she talks about Brad her face immediately lights up.

05/01/2012

Anthony Varela was killed by a drunken driver, but he donated his organs and saved lives. (Credit: Varela family)

Slain Man’s Mother Promotes Organ Donation

A mother of a son who was killed by a drunken driver is urging more Americans to donate their organs –– her son has saved lives, even in death.

04/29/2012

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Organ Transplant Eligibility Not Defined By Age

Phyllis Barnes says she didn’t know if her age would keep her from getting a new heart. But after being on the heart transplant waiting list for 19 months, she received the phone call she had been waiting for.

03/13/2012

Janis Heidemann holds her son Ian's hand as he lies on a hospital bed following a car accident that would take his life. (Credit: Heidemann family)

Son Dies In Accident, But His Hand Lives On Through Donation

Watching video of a stranger in physical therapy slowly bending one finger at a time, Rob Heidemann gasped.

03/07/2012

Hand Transplant

Fort Worth Organ Donor Makes Medical History

Adventurous 22-year-old Ian Heidemann made the most of life, until a car accident last week. At the hospital, his parents learned their son had also wanted to make the most of death, as an organ donor.

02/17/2012

The Donate Life float participates in the 123rd Annual Rose Parade on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Mesquite Mom Cheers Son’s Memory At Rose Parade

Among the large crowd at the Tournament of Roses Parade in California was a Mesquite mom, there to cheer on the life-saving actions of her son.

01/03/2012

Taylor Storch, whose parents started the Taylor's Gift Foundation after she died and donated her organs, saving five lives.

Cowboys Celebrate Gift Of Donating Organs During Rally

The Dallas Cowboys celebrated the gift of donating organs at a rally held inside the stadium Monday.

07/04/2011

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