Saving Those Waiting

Posted on August 3rd, 2021 by Colleen Gerber

Do you know that 60% of those on the national waiting list are either, African Americans, Hisapanic/Latino, Asian Pacific Islanders or American Indian/Alaska Natives.  But these groups make up less 50% of those who receive transplants.  Also, these groups are less likely to register as OET donors. Linda D. Kimble, Executive Director of Cleveland MOTTEP discusses this […]

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 […]

Saving Lives for a Living

Posted on March 10th, 2020 by Colleen Gerber

Dedicated staff members makes Lifebanc the success organization it is today. With experts in multiple disciplines, we turn tragedy into hope and healing.  Every day, the Lifebanc team has the opportunity to change lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. The mission is not an easy one and today we are asking, what does it […]

Healing Those Left Behind

Posted on February 18th, 2020 by Colleen Gerber

At Lifebanc, we say we save and heal lives which we do everyday. But what about the lives of the donor families? How do we help heal them after their loved one gave the gift of life? Learn what services Lifebanc provides from staff member Elissa Berman, the Sr. Bereavement Services Counselor.