Give Blood, Share Joy Campaign

Give Blood, Share Joy Campaign

PRESS RELEASE: TEGNA in partnership with Vitalant and the National Foundation for Transplants sponsors Blood Drive MEMPHIS, TN:  The “Give Blood, Share Joy” campaign has been developed by TEGNA Memphis in partnership with the Memphis offices of Vitalant and the...

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Hip Hop Legend Receives Heart Transplant

Hip Hop Legend Receives Heart Transplant

Hip Hop may not be your favorite genre of music but for millions of fans worldwide it is their preferred type of music, especially the old-school Hip Hop.  The father of Hip Hop, MC Kurtis Blow, is an organ transplant recipient.  He is also a living legend who became...

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4-year-old Addie gets a new heart

4-year-old Addie gets a new heart

A recent story in The Times is capturing the hearts of parents.  It is gut-wrenching to watch a child suffer with a life-threatening illness.  Yet, there are thousands of parents who are faced with that predicament right now.  But this story has a happy ending....

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Cait’s Story

Cait’s Story

“My biggest concern was the reimbursement process would be difficult or overly burdensome.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  The process was straight forward and easy to follow.  The quick turn around on payments exceeded my expectations. We cannot stress...

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A Father’s Day Gift:  Dad Gives Daughter a Second Chance

A Father’s Day Gift: Dad Gives Daughter a Second Chance

CARRIERE, Miss. (AP via FOX59 News):  Father's Day, like Mother's Day, is filled with heart-warming stories highlighting the special relationship and bond shared between parent and child.  A story emerged this recent Father's Day that echoes the sentiment of fathers...

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In Memory of NFT’s Volunteer Ambassador Eric Buchanan

In Memory of NFT’s Volunteer Ambassador Eric Buchanan

Eric Buchanan lived a life of service.  He was only in his thirties when he transitioned this world.  People described Eric as a fighter and a “go getter” of the millennial generation.  He was an extremely motivated person in every aspect of his life. He battled...

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Pediatric Transplants:  Looking Back on 2020

Pediatric Transplants: Looking Back on 2020

During Kids Transplant Week, transplant dad and UNOS board member, Joseph Hillenburg, provides an update on his son, Ben, who is lovingly referred to as Mr. Recycled Parts.  He also offers insight into what life was like for transplant families in 2020. During the...

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