Podcasts

Fashion for Life Show

Posted on February 20th, 2024 by Colleen Gerber

The Fashion for Life Show is just around the corner. This exclusive event, a collaboration between MOTTEP and TRIO, is unlike any other, featuring models and escorts whose lives have […]

Life by the Numbers

Posted on February 6th, 2024 by Colleen Gerber

Each year-end, Lifebanc reviews the number of lives impacted by the generosity of organ, eye, and tissue donors in northeast Ohio. It is humbling to report that organ donors saved […]

A Hero’s Hero

Posted on January 23rd, 2024 by Colleen Gerber

It was a beautiful day on the shores of Lake Erie. Lee Weber and his two sons, Alex and Jacob, who were 9 and 7 at the time, were spending […]

One Kidney: Two Lives Saved

Posted on January 9th, 2024 by Colleen Gerber

When Linda Liberator learned that her son Eric was in stage 5 kidney failure and would need a transplant, she knew exactly what she needed to do. Linda went to […]

Honoring a Brother

Posted on December 26th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

Many families have experienced a sudden and unexpected tragedy that results in their loved one becoming a donor. Although giving the gift of life and sight to others is a […]

Grieving Through the Holidays

Posted on December 12th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

April 28, 2010, was a typical day when 16-year-old Erin Ehrbar and her 13-year-old brother, Andrew, pulled out of the driveway on their way to school. Their car was struck […]

Seeing into the Future

Posted on November 28th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

National Eye Donation Awareness Month occurs every November as a reminder to give the gift of sight as a registered organ, eye, and tissue donor – but perhaps more importantly, […]

A Voice of Calming Compassion

Posted on November 14th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

Hospital scenes – where there is trauma, tragedy, and unexpected loss – are often chaotic and emotional. In times of shock and disbelief, individuals may feel numb and can have […]

A Lifelong Public Servant

Posted on October 31st, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

Lifebanc covers 20 counties in Northeast Ohio, serves approximately 4.2 million individuals, and includes several large cities, including Cleveland. The depth of complexity is unimaginable when providing services to a […]

An Unimaginable Loss Part Two

Posted on October 17th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

Last week, we discussed the loss of a young man, Trenton Riggins-Walker. Trenton died by suicide. We continue the conversation with Bill Walker and Kolnita Riggins-Walker to learn how they […]