LifeGift

Houston Virtual 2nd Chance Run: Raising Awareness to Save More Lives

Local Family Honors their Son Jordan Who Offered Hope and Life to Others The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted public events, but it hasn’t stopped LifeGift, transplant recipients, donor family members and donation advocates from raising awareness for organ, eye and tissue donation. The Houston 2nd Chance Run is taking place Sunday, September 26th as a virtual run and is being generously sponsored by CareDx, Summus Industries and Andrews Myers. Donate Life Texas and LifeGift invite you to spend a morning celebrating the […]

LifeGift and Ossium Health Offer Hope with Bone Marrow Clinical Application

LifeGift, the organ procurement organization (OPO) facilitating organ and tissue donation in Southeast, West and North Texas, and Ossium Health, a therapeutics company harnessing the power of stem cell science to improve treatment for patients with blood and immune diseases, are proud to announce a collaborative partnership. In 2017, LifeGift was the first OPO to work with Ossium and this ongoing partnership resulted in the successful banking of cells from their first clinically transplantable donor […]

LifeGift Is Vital Partner In Developing National Organ Tracking Service

LifeGift, the organ procurement organization (OPO) that serves north, west and southeast Texas, is collaborating with the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) to improve the way organs are transported in the United States. In circumstances where a transplant surgeon is unable to recover the organs for his/her patient, the organ is recovered by another surgeon then packaged and transported to the transplant center. The transportation can range from being driven across a city to […]

LifeGift Shines a Light of Hope During April’s National Donate Life Month

Blue and Green Lights to Shine in Fort Worth, Houston and Lubbock/Amarillo LifeGift is lighting up Southeast, North and West Texas in blue and green to increase awareness of organ, eye and tissue donation in April, which is National Donate Life Month (NDLM). This annual observance features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to honor heroes who have saved lives […]