Podcasts

The Healing Gift of Tissue

Posted on February 16th, 2021 by Colleen Gerber

Although not everyone meets the medical criteria to be an organ donor when they pass away, many people are able to give the life-healing and saving gift of tissue. Heart valves, bone, and cornea from tissue donors help individuals live a better life. The gift of skin is unique and is vital to the healing process […]

Standing Tall

Posted on September 29th, 2020 by Colleen Gerber

An afternoon game of football with friends changed the life of 12-year-old Peter “PJ” Williams forever. After being tackled, he noticed that his knee hurt.  The pain and limp did not go away, and PJ’s mom, Sophia grew more concerned but neither of them was expecting the diagnoses they received.  Bone cancer. Listen as PJ shares his story […]

The Gift of Tissue

Posted on May 26th, 2020 by Colleen Gerber

There are approximately 1,000,000 tissue transplants that take place each year. Not everyone understands the impact and importance of tissue donation to save lives. The Gift of Tissue episode explores the many uses of donated tissue and the dedication Lifebanc maintains before, during, and after the recovery of those gifts. Julie Caldro, the Director of […]