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Talking to Kids About Organ Donation

Talking to Kids About Organ Donation

Written by Mandy Montgomery, donor family advocate How do you tell a child that someone they loved passed away? How do you answer all of their questions? How do you make light of tragedy to a child? Those are just a few of the things our family had to think about and explain to Chris’s niece,  4 nephews, his son, and his step-daughter. When our family found out that Chris Read More »

GOLC Jennifer

Gift of Life Celebration: A Step Towards Healing in My Grief Journey

The Gift of Life Celebration is a wonderful way to celebrate the lives of our loved ones. I always look forward to this event and have attended almost every event for the past 10 years to celebrate the life of my daughter, Jennifer. Family and friends truly don’t understand your grief unless they have lost one of their children. Some expect you to get over it and move on in Read More »

Wil Worthington

A Time for Remembering and Celebrating the Gift of Life

Stoplights go from red to green. People everywhere are headed to work, school or play. But, for a family that lost a loved one, normalcy and whatever it may be, resonate in our minds and hearts. As if dealing with loss weren’t enough, we fight trying to figure out who we are when all around us return to their lives. Seven years later, and I still deal with these emotions. Read More »

Gift of Life Celebration

We Remembered. We Paid Tribute. We Celebrated the Gift of Life.

After a week of rain and cold, the sun shined bright over the Indiana Landmarks Center, a restored Romanesque Revival-style church, making it the perfect day at the perfect venue to host donor families for a day of remembrance and celebration. On Saturday, April 8th, 44 Indiana Donor Network employees joined forces during National Donate Life Month at the Indiana Landmarks Center to volunteer their time for the Gift of Read More »