Sep
19

National DMV Appreciation Week

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For the first time ever, motor vehicle departments (DMVs/BMVs) across the U.S. are being recognized for their role in the donation process with their own appreciation week. Donate Life America and Donate Life state teams have established this week (Sept. 18-24, 2016 in Indiana) as National DMV Appreciation Week. “Ninety-nine percent of Indiana’s registered donors […]

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Aug
23

Coping with Milestone Grief

posted on August 23rd 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments

The anniversary of a loved one’s death can be more difficult to bear than grieving people realize. In fact, many dread the day. Anniversaries are meant to be celebrated with family and friends. But the anniversary of a loved one’s death is far from a celebration. I once heard a grieving fiancé describe the anniversary […]

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Jul
29

A Day in the Life of a Vital Link Coordinator

posted on July 29th 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments

How many people can truly say they love their job? Doesn’t everyone hope to find a job they are passionate about? Don’t we all strive to work for a company that we believe in? Kim Hughes-Jobe found that job when she joined Indiana Donor Network nearly five years ago as a clinical support coordinator in […]

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Jul
11

The Latest on Zika

posted on July 11th 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced $25 million in funding to help protect Americans from the Zika virus. Concerns about Zika and its potential for contributing to microcephaly (an infant born with a smaller than normal brain and significant related disabilities) in newborns and guillaine barre (a neurologic disease or […]

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Jun
24

A Rearview Look: Driven2Save Lives

posted on June 24th 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments

May was an historic month in the Hoosier State as the Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosted the 100th running of the iconic Indianapolis 500. The month was also a memorable one for us at Indiana Donor Network as we saw our Driven2SaveLives campaign elevate the conversation around donation and transplantation to a national level. Indiana Donor […]

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May
26

The 2016 Summit: A Nurse’s Perspective

posted on May 26th 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments

This year marks my 15th year as a nurse.  But there is something more important to me than that.  This year marks the 15th year my best friend received a lifesaving kidney transplant from her brother. Becoming involved with Indiana Donor Network is my way of giving back.  Everyone has their story, and my best […]

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Apr
26

IndyCar Driver, Stefan Wilson & Indiana Donor Network Announce Partnership

posted on April 26th 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments

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We are thrilled to announce that we are joining forces with Stefan Wilson and KV Racing Technology to promote organ, tissue and eye donation and transplantation around the Indianapolis 500. Stefan will drive the No. 25 Driven2SaveLives – KVRT Chevrolet in this year’s race. Together, Stefan and Indiana Donor Network hope to get 2,500 people across […]

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Apr
19

Part 4: The Story of a Living Kidney Donor*

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* From time to time, we invite special guests to share their donation or transplantation stories. This blog is written by Jordan Law, living kidney donor. Part 4 of 4: Post Donation Recovery went as smoothly as could be expected for both the recipient and me. I went home after being in the hospital for […]

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Apr
19

Part 3: The Story of a Living Kidney Donor*

posted on April 19th 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments

* From time to time, we invite special guests to share their donation or transplantation stories. This blog is written by Jordan Law, living kidney donor. Part 3 of 4: Donation Day January 13, 2016. This date will forever be a part of my history, my story and one of the biggest blessings in my […]

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