Matt and Sarah Scroggy
On July 28, 2009, Matt and Sarah underwent surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center so that Matt could receive the kidney he so badly needed. LEARN MORE.
A record number of Northeast Ohioans became organ, eye and tissue donors in 2016, Lifebanc announced Wednesday. Those organ, eye and tissue donors helped save and heal the lives of a record number of people in Northeast Ohio and beyond.
The Legacy of Life Gala will celebrate the hundreds of thousands of lives that have been saved and healed in Northeast Ohio in the last 30 years and honor the thousands who choose to give the gift of life.
A week long observance designed to reach multicultural communities about the importance of being a registered organ, eye & tissue donor.
Karen had been dealing with liver disease since 1994, but became critical in 2008. She was told that only a liver transplant would save her.
Organ, Eye & Tissue donation could not take place without a small army of medical professionals. Lifebanc staff members acknowledge physicians who have gone above and beyond to save & heal lives through transplantation.
Lifebanc is proud to announce its record-breaking year of saving more lives though organ, eye and tissue donation.
Lifebanc, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and Eversight Ohio hosted a kick-off event for the Donate Life Transplant Games that are coming to Cleveland June 10-15, 2016.
On the last day of August in 1980, Marcia Burke woke up in the intensive care unit and smiled. She had undergone a kidney transplant after two decades of illness. "When I opened my eyes, I knew something was different. I was going to be healthy now."