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    long known for its treatment of heart disease took the lead in another medical specialty this week when it set the world record for the most lung transplants performed at a hospital in a single year Read More UD Coach Gives From The Heart In the last 10 years more than 2 000 Ohioans have died waiting for an organ transplant UD s men s basketball coach Brian Gregory and 9 year old heart transplant recipient Pierce Blalock have teamed up with Life Connection of Ohio to advocate organ donation awareness in hopes of reducing that number Read More Help Ohio State Retain the Trophy and Beat Michigan in the 2009 Buckeye Wolverine Challenge For Life Lifeline of Ohio and The Ohio State University Chapter of Students for Organ Donation has accepted a challenge from the state up north Which University can register the most new organ and tissue donors before November 19th Taking just a few minutes to register your wish to be a donor at the time of your death can potentially save eight lives through organ donation and heal more than 50 lives through tissue and eye donation More than 103 000 people in the U S are waiting for a life saving transplant and 18 of those will die today while waiting Nearly 3 000 of those waiting for a life saving organ transplant are from Ohio By registering your decision to be an organ and tissue donor you are giving hope to those awaiting a life saving organ transplant or a healing tissue transplant To participate in the Challenge For Life simply log on to www lifelineofohio org and click on the Register Now option found at the top of each page on the Lifeline of Ohio website From there you will be connected to

    Original URL path: http://www.donatelifeohio.org/news-events?start=30 (2016-04-27)
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    someone he s never met In fact all frank knows about her is that she was 26 years old when she saved his life Read More Ride for a Cause promotes donation ALBANY Horses and riders will take to the trails around Lake Snowden today and they ride to send a message Support organ and tissue donation Read More Girl earns recognition for sharing her story about organ donation CHILLICOTHE Taylor Brown s life changed dramatically when she was 6 years old and her 29 year old father Joe died unexpectedly After six years she and her older brother Michael still grieve for their dad but they take solace in knowing he helped four people continue living Joe s liver pancreas and both his kidneys provided a second chance to four men in their 40s Taylor said Read More Organ Donors Scarce in the African American Community The number of organ transplants performed on Black Americans in 2008 was less than one fifth or 20 of the number of Black Americans currently waiting for a transplant Read More More Articles Unsolved Slaying Leaves Grieving Mom With 2 Missions More than 400 bid farewell to Tony Huesman Not many people are

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    29 When she received her heart transplant in 1983 they became the first brother sister transplant recipients in the nation Read More Not many people are comfortable discussing the subject of death especially their own However it can be easier on your family if certain decisions are made ahead of time Making your wishes known can help a grieving family make it through a difficult pe Tony Huesman Life Connection of Ohio Donate Life Ambassador and founder of the Huesman Heart Foundation passed away on Sunday August 9 2009 due to melanoma At age 20 Tony was given three months to live Thanks to the generous gift from an organ donor Tony continued to touch the hearts and souls of others for 31 more years His legacy continues as his family asks the community to consider honoring Tony by registering as an organ and tissue donor Read More Giving the Gift of Life Not many people are comfortable discussing the subject of death especially their own However it can be easier on your family if certain decisions are made ahead of time Making your wishes known can help a grieving family make it through a difficult period Of course planning for your funeral is a priority but even before the funeral people need to make another decision Whether or not to Donate Life with their tissues and or organs The need for donations is large as the national waiting list is over 102 000 people In comparison last year there were only 30 000 transplants performed Many people die while waiting to receive help Read More Transplant recipient now needs new liver A 12 year old Cardington boy who has survived 10 years on a small intestine and liver transplant now needs a second donor to replace his failing organs

    Original URL path: http://www.donatelifeohio.org/news-events?start=40 (2016-04-27)
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    Dr David Smith CEO of Community Blood Center This event will bring local and national attention to the ongoing importance of blood donation I commend the show and its producers for making this a regular feature of the program Donors are required to provide a photo ID that includes their full name Past CBC donors are also asked to bring their CBC donor ID card Donors must be at least 16 years of age 16 year old donors must have parental consent form available at www givingblood org or at CBC branch blood drive locations weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good physical health The Food and Drug Administration FDA changes blood donor eligibility guidelines periodically Individuals with eligibility questions are invited to email or call 1 800 388 GIVE Organ and Tissue Donation Registration Also at the construction site on July 31 and August 1 will be Life Connection of Ohio to register volunteers and community members to become organ and tissue donors We re excited to be a part of the Extreme Makeover Home Edition Dayton project because it will not only provide a home to a family that needs one but also will help Life Connection of Ohio potentially save hundreds of lives by adding organ and tissue donors to the Ohio Donor Registry said Michael G Phillips President and CEO of Life Connection of Ohio Every episode the show makes a real difference in people s lives and inspires others to volunteer and give back to their communities This spirit of giving is crucial to Life Connection s ability to provide life saving organ and tissue donations for those in need A great example of this generosity is 17 year old Botkins resident Rachel Doseck who met Ty Pennington through Make a Wish Foundation after receiving her heart transplant Now she is giving back to her community as a Donate Life Ambassador with Life Connection of Ohio and by volunteering during the Dayton episode Her ability and desire to help others is a testament to the show and to the compassionate individuals in our community who share the gift of life as organ and tissue donors Area Teen asks Community to Provide the Ultimate Extreme Makeover to Those in Need by Registering as Organ and Tissue Donors DAYTON Ohio July 27 2009 Seven years ago an organ donor made a difference in Rachel Doseck s life and now she puts her heart into making a difference in the lives of others In 2002 when Rachel was a 10 year old she received a life saving heart transplant This week as a Donate Life Ambassador with Life Connection of Ohio she will be at the Extreme Makeover Home Edition construction site offering the opportunity for volunteers spectators and community members to join the Ohio Donor Registry as organ and tissue donors The donor drive location is one of special interest to Rachel After her heart transplant Rachel met Try Pennington through Make a Wish

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    Democratic Rep Stephanie Tubbs Jones died in August but her organ donation legacy lives on Garrettsville teen begins new year with new heart Porter Lyons received an incredible completely unexpected gift over the holidays The 18 year old from Garrettsville started the new year with a new heart Start 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 FACT 12 DID YOU KNOW donation status will never impact the

    Original URL path: http://www.donatelifeohio.org/news-events?start=100 (2016-04-27)
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  • Life, the ultimate gift — Sunbury resident featured in statewide organ and tissue donation campaign
    faith positive attitude and words of encouragement So when doctors told Hile that after receiving two triple bypass heart surgeries he was going to need a new heart it s not surprising he took the news in stride Hile was placed on a waiting list for the transplant and he carried a pager for 21 months waiting day after day for it to notify him a suitable organ donor had

    Original URL path: http://www.donatelifeohio.org/news-events/150-life-the-ultimate-gift-sunbury-resident-featured-in-statewide-organ-and-tissue-donation-campaign (2016-04-27)
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