Entries by Kathleen Giery

Quincy Farm Share Health Fair

December 15, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Quincy Farm Share site 1/4 mile west of Piggly Wiggly on Hwy 90, Quincy LifeQuest will join a variety of organizations in Quincy, Florida, for this free health fair and community partner event. Farm Share also will be distributing free food to local residents.

A Champion for Donation

While Ben Anderson has not had a personal experience with organ donation and transplantation, the Okaloosa County Tax Collector and his employees are committed completely to the cause. “It’s such an honor to participate in the Donate Life program in Florida,” said Anderson. “It’s one of the most incredible programs that our government office has […]

Katie Ride for Life

April 21, 2018 6:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Atlantic Recreation Center, Fernandina Beach, Florida Join us for the 14th Annual Katie Ride for Life, a cycling event to raise funds for organ donor education and awareness. The Katie Ride takes place on beautiful Amelia Island, Florida, and has a variety of routes that cover 18- to […]

Outreach for Donor Families

October 23, 2017: There were a record-breaking number of organ transplants performed in 2016 and a record number of individuals who gave the Gift of Life. A total of 33,600 patients received the Gift of Life from 15,945 generous organ donors. That is 92 people each day whose lives were saved because another person or […]

Family Advocate

Position open in Pensacola The family advocate is the first responder to donor referrals from area hospitals. Rapid on-site response time required for area hospitals. Primary responsibility is to offer the option of organ, tissue and eye donation for transplantation or medical research to families of potential donors and obtain a past medical history. Information […]