Tag Archives: organ donation

A Gift of Love

A few years ago (!) we posted about National Donor Day (US) being shared with Valentine’s Day. We thought it was pretty awesome then, and still think so! The gift of life that a donor gives to someone waiting for … Continue reading

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Just a Ripple

“Drop a pebble in the water: just a splash, and it is gone; But there’s half-a-hundred ripples circling on and on and on…” (James W. Foley) This poem, though written in 1911, could really have been written about Jim and … Continue reading

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Two Years – We’re Still In This

We’re not sure what we thought would happen when we started this blog two years ago. What did happen though, is that we’ve reached 68,000 people to spread the word about organ donation, written over 100 blog posts, met a … Continue reading

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April Showers

So, April is Organ Donation Awareness Month. To be honest, we’re not sold on it. Maybe that’s because we know that the need for awareness is so critical and the situation so dire, that one month isn’t going to cut … Continue reading

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Stepping Up and Sticking To It

Jim and Marah and their entire family continue to ride the roller coaster that is organ donation in Canada. Apparently it’s not enough to wait for more than two years for a life-saving heart transplant, but you have to navigate … Continue reading

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A Hail Mary Pass to You

Dear Mr. Owens, Mr. Ochocinco, Mr. Bush, Mr. Tebow, Mr. Rodgers, and Mr. Strahan: With “Wildcard Weekend” upon us in the NFL, we were reminded of one of the origins of the “Hail Mary” pass. That’s kind of what this … Continue reading

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I’m Dreaming of A….

….Christmas where no one is waiting for an organ transplant; where everyone will be a willing organ donor as a matter of course; where green ribbons will only be used for wrapping Christmas presents and waiting is something you will … Continue reading

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