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Virtual Hero Hustle 5K is November 7-14 Life Connection of Ohio and Community Tissue Services are proud to present the seventh annual Hero Hustle 5K as a virtual event from November 7 ... Read the blog › “Don’t Wait Save 8” virtual registration drive is 10/8 With more than 3,000 Ohioans waiting today for a lifesaving organ transplant, the need for more registered organ, eye and tissue donors is a ser... Read the blog › National Donate Life Month goes virtual National Donate Life Month may look a little different this year, but Life Connection of Ohio’s mission continues in these unprecedented t... Read the blog › Another record-breaking year During 2019, the number of generous heroes who gave the gift of life after their death topped 10,000 for the third straight year! 11,870 decease... Read the blog › New year, new leadership with ‘grateful’ CEO With the new year came a new CEO at Life Connection of Ohio! Ron Apwisch has set sail into retirement after 30 years at LCO. LCO employees are v... Read the blog › ‘Big Steve’ leaves even bigger legacy Steve McElvene, aka Big Steve, was and still is a beloved member of the University of Dayton Flyer basketball community. Steve made his mark bot... Read the blog › Generous heroes make 2018 a record-breaking year During 2018, the number of generous heroes who gave the gift of life after their death topped 10,000 for the second straight year! 10,721 deceas... Read the blog › Celebrating another ‘super’ inspiring Hero Hustle 5K On November 3, Main Street in Maumee was flooded with donor families, transplant recipients, living donors and supporters, as everyone gathered ... Read the blog › Team Ohio’s Transplant Games journey The 2018 Donate Life Transplant Games of America (TGA) in Salt Lake City, Utah was an event for the record books — literally! A new Guinness W... Read the blog › Be in the know with Team OH-IO It’s hard to believe there are less than 80 days until the Donate Life Transplant Games of America! The biennial Transplant Games are an Olymp... Read the blog › Strides 4 Life 5K celebrates donation Runners and walkers kicked off Donate Life Month at Eastwood MetroPark in Dayton on April 7 for the Strides 4 Life 5K. The awareness event was h... Read the blog › Harvey J. Steele’s legacy shines bright Harvey’s Lifeline, a special event celebrating the life and legacy of longtime LCO volunteer Harvey J. Steele, was held in January at WTOL. Du... Read the blog › Hero Hustle 5K inspires community to Donate Life On November 4, 5K and Family Fun runners and walkers, Kids’ Run runners, K9 heroes and supporters packed Main Street in Maumee. Among the mass... Read the blog › The journey from “waiting” to “grateful” Life Connection of Ohio volunteer Pat McEntee received a life-saving heart transplant on August 13. Just one week later, he wowed medical staff ... Read the blog › Hyway Trucking Company goes the extra mile Life Connection of Ohio and Hyway Trucking Company entered into a partnership over a decade ago, resulting in the life-saving message of organ d... Read the blog › Donor family meets loved one’s kidney recipient The power of organ donation was showcased at last month’s Donate Life Sit-in at Cox Media Group in Dayton as a donor family met their loved on... Read the blog › Volunteer Appreciation Event – a jolly good time It was a Christmas in July to remember at the Toledo-area Volunteer Appreciation Event at the Maumee Indoor Theater! Approximately 120 people &#... Read the blog › Honoring the heroes one ‘stride’ at a time No foolin’ — April 1 was our second annual Strides 4 Life 5K! Runners and walkers kicked off Donate Life Month by gathering on a chilly Satu... Read the blog › Harvey J. Steele receives national recognition The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) recently presented Life Connection of Ohio (LCO) volunteer Harvey J. Steele with the 2016 National D... Read the blog › Hero Hustle 5K – third time’s a charm Kids’ run runners, K9 heroes, 5K runners and walkers, family fun loopers and supporters packed Main Street at The Shops at Fallen Timbers... Read the blog ›
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