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  • Sep 01, 2020  |  Lifebanc is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent. This is the first time that our organization has received the NorthCoast 99 Award.NorthCoast 99 is an annual recognition program and event in its 22nd year that honors 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent. […]
  • Aug 13, 2020  |  Even a pandemic cannot dampen our spirit and determination to save and heal lives through organ, eye, and tissue donation. Although we cannot come together for a celebration of life in person, we can be together virtually. We invite you to enjoy a special program with Gordon Bowen, Lifebanc CEO and Andy Baskin, of 92.3 […]
  • Jul 31, 2020  |  Lifebanc learned of the passing of Connie Culp, the nation’s first face transplant recipient. Connie worked with Lifebanc to raise awareness for organ, eye, and tissue donation and was an inspiration to everyone who heard her story. Gordon Bowen, Lifebanc CEO said “I am honored to share what Connie meant to us over the years. […]
  • 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 […]