Jun
01

MENDING GRIEF THROUGH ADVOCACY

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Volunteering for Indiana Donor Network as a grieving donor family member can mean much more than the act of the volunteer work itself. It oftentimes serves as a source of healing and comfort during a difficult time. Donor families choose advocacy through Indiana Donor Network as a way to help other donor families who have […]

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May
16

New to the Crew: Tom Buschur

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At Indiana Donor Network, our values of thinking big, serving well and being remarkable guide our actions and support our continuing dedication to the important work we do in saving and healing lives through organ, tissue and eye donation. One of our teams, organ services, plays a crucial role in supporting those values. Meet Tom Buschur. He […]

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May
11

National Donate Life Month: In April, We Celebrated

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Every day, someone registers their donation decision for the first time.  Every day, someone’s last brave legacy is being a donor. And every single day, someone gets a call that the organ they need is available for transplant. In April, we celebrated every one of these people – those who have registered their decision; organ, […]

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May
11

MAKING AN IMPACT AS A TRANSPLANT NURSE

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Without hesitation, Katie Abney – who has served as a transplant nurse for over six years at St. Vincent Hospital – describes nursing in four words: anticipation, exhausting, rewarding and thankful. “For as long as I can remember, all I ever wanted to do was save lives. That is why I chose a career in […]

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May
03

NOTHING INSPIRES LIKE THE IMAGINATION OF A CHILD.

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We were especially inspired during National Donate Life Month in April, as we reviewed advertising copy from children in grades 4 – 12. As a part of the Fort Wayne Newspaper Design An Ad contest, school-aged children participated by designing ads for Indiana Donor Network. Our part of the contest was to review the artwork […]

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Apr
25

Donation and Transplantation at the Indiana Statehouse

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Our Driven2SaveLives Midget Car. A House versus Senate remote-controlled car race. A machine that keeps a heart alive outside of the body. A billow that allows you to pump a lung. All in the atrium of the Indiana Statehouse. Your first thought may (and rightfully so) be – NO WAY. It happened. It all happened. […]

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Apr
14

WE REMEMBERED. WE PAID TRIBUTE. WE CELEBRATED THE GIFT OF LIFE.

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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 […]

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Mar
23

Celebrating National Social Workers’ Month | Jane Forbes

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Did you know that March is National Social Workers’ Month? In celebration, we will be recognizing social workers on the blog who go above and beyond in the noble work of donation and transplantation. First up: Jane Forbes Jane is a Transplant Social Worker at Indiana University Health working with individuals considering kidney or pancreas […]

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