Orchestrating Tragedy Into Hope

posted on 11 May 2018 in Blog

As a nurse, taking care of a donor patient is very emotional. My heart breaks for the donor patient’s family knowing they just lost a special person in their life; however, I also feel inspired knowing something tragic can turn into something miraculous. It’s terribly heartbreaking to say goodbye to someone you love, but what […]
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A Mother’s Love Never Dies

posted on 11 May 2018 in Aftercare

It’s Mother’s Day, and I’m reminded that it’s another holiday spent without the physical presence of my son. It’s been almost four years now since my son Marvin “Chip” Wilkerson died. For those that may wonder does it ever get any easier – does the pain lessen as the years go by? My honest answer […]
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posted on 8 May 2018 in Blog

On one night, October 14, 2009, my whole world as I knew it changed. My beautiful 24-year-old son had been shot in the neck severing his spinal cord. He lost a massive amount of blood and would never resume his life as it was. In a single millisecond, his life would end, but his organs […]
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Indiana Donor Network Earns Top Workplace Honor Again

posted on 12 Jun 2017 in News

For the second year in a row the Indianapolis Star has named Indiana Donor Network a Top Workplace in central Indiana. Indiana Donor Network, which oversees and coordinates organ, tissue and eye donation across the state, is one of 90 companies and organizations recognized. Top Workplaces 2017 was based solely on the results of an […]
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway To Promote Donation, Transplantation

posted on 9 May 2017 in News

New Partnership Formed with Indiana Donor Network on Driven2SaveLives Campaign INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced today it has partnered with Indiana Donor Network to promote organ, tissue and eye donation and transplantation through the Driven2SaveLives® campaign. The goal is to educate race fans on donation and to encourage […]
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Driven2Save Lives Expands Into Dirt Track Racing In Honor of Bryan Clauson

posted on 10 Jan 2017 in Blog

TULSA, Okla. – Indiana Donor Network announced today it is teaming up with Clauson-Marshall Racing to promote organ, tissue and eye donation and transplantation through Driven2SaveLives®. The campaign, which launched in 2016 around the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, is now expanding into dirt track racing with the hopes of registering fans to become […]
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