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  • Jun 09, 2020  |  An Open Letter from Gordon Bowen Our mission, to save and heal lives, has no colors. Death, and the ability to give someone else a second chance through organ, eye, and tissue donation, does not discriminate. But as the past few weeks have made abundantly clear, life, on the other hand, is filled with discrimination […]
  • May 01, 2020  |  While Ohio begins to carefully reopen, Lifebanc is working in conjunction with other agencies to continue to encourage Ohioans to stay home and stay safe. We are asking Ohioans from various perspectives to share ‘why’ they stay home, to emphasize the need to protect vulnerable Ohioans, medical personnel, first responders, and others whose health and […]
  • Dec 17, 2019  |    Lifebanc, as a first-time applicant, earned a Bronze Award level in the 2019 Healthy Worksite from the Healthy Business Council of Ohio. The Healthy Worksite Award recognizes Ohio employers who demonstrate a commitment to employee wellness through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs. Applicants are scored on the extent their wellness programs facilitate […]
  • Jul 12, 2019  |  As with many other areas of medicine, the life-saving and healing power of donation and transplantation continues to expand and evolve. That journey took another step forward this June when, for the first time in North America, when a mother who had received a uterus transplant delivered a healthy baby. The transplant, pregnancy, and birth […]
  • Jun 14, 2019  |  Register to be an organ donor today PAUL WITZIGREUTER – LIVING KIDNEY DONOR Father’s Day is a special day for every father, but it has a whole new meaning for those who have given the gift of life to their child. Paul Witzigreuter was born with Biliary Artesia and many other health issues. Before the […]
  • Mar 29, 2019  |  As a busy wife and mom, Theresa thought she would be over the flu in no time. When she continued to feel bad, even after multiple trips to the doctors, her flu turned into a life-threatening situation.
  • Jan 31, 2019  |  Help us raise organ, eye and tissue donation awareness to the sky … and then take it Over The Edge with it’s newest fundraising event this spring. Lifebanc Over The Edge is a heart-pounding, adrenaline-fueled fundraising opportunity where participants rappel down the side of the 23-story Oswald Centre in downtown Cleveland to raise money and […]
  • Jan 16, 2019  |  Organ, eye and tissue donors in Northeast Ohio saved more lives in 2018 than any previous year. Lifebanc, Northeast Ohio’s organ procurement organization, helped facilitate the gifts of 162 organ donors and 841 tissue and eye donors last year, both records for the organization and an increase from 155 organ donors and 774 tissue and […]
  • Aug 16, 2018  |  Sandra Bennington’s heart was heavy when she learned that her granddaughter, Adrea, was gone. Sandra had raised Adrea since she was four and tried to give her the best life possible. Even though Adrea was a good person, she had struggled for most of her 31 years. Sadly, like her mother, Adrea could not overcome […]
  • Jul 31, 2018  |  On a beautiful July afternoon, Lifebanc welcomed around 50 supporters and staff to its Cleveland office for a pinwheel ceremony and dedication of its new Legacy Tree. The Legacy Tree features leaves and butterflies that signify generous contributions to the organization’s eight by fifty campaign. The office’s front lawn featured 929 blue and green pinwheels. […]