Volunteer Spotlight: Cliff Gionet

January 8, 2017:  We are so fortunate to have phenomenal volunteers who work frequently and diligently to share the importance of organ and tissue donation and encourage others to register their decisions to become donors. Our volunteers assist us in countless ways, including presentations, administrative work, craft projects, organ donor registration stations and more. One […]

Tribute to Life

December 21, 2017: On October 20, approximately 150 guests gathered at Palms Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville Beach for LifeQuest’s annual Tribute to Life ceremony. This reverent event honors organ, tissue and eye donors, the donors’ families, living donors and transplant recipients. Twenty-three donor families were represented this year, and the families, living donors and recipients […]

A Champion for Donation

November 14, 2017 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 […]

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 […]

Working the Mission in the Face of a Hurricane

October 2, 2017:  As Hurricane Irma barreled toward Florida the weekend of September 8, the LifeQuest team activated its disaster plan in order to keep business running as normally as possible. Our dual focus was the safety of our employees and their families, as well as the individuals who may be referred as potential donors, […]