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Artwork needed!

Legacy of Hope is pleased to announce submissions are now open for the 2020 Calendar. If you or a friend or family member are interested in submitting original artwork for next year’s calendar, please postmark by June 1, 2019 and mail to: Legacy of Hope Annex, Attn: Ashley Anderson, 421 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. S,
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We Are Now Legacy of Hope

February 1, 2019 Media Contact: Ann Rayburn, Legacy of Hope 205-731-9200 / 1-800-252-3677 or e-mail [Birmingham, AL] – The leadership of the Alabama Organ Center, the non-profit organization federally designated to evaluate and recover deceased donor organs for transplant in the state of Alabama, has changed the organization’s name to Legacy of Hope. “‘Legacy
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Talladega NASCAR driver honors young donor

NASCAR fans from around the country traveled to Talladega Superspeedway the last weekend in April to cheer on their favorite drivers. The Alabama Organ Center was busy rooting for #35 Donate Life driver, Joey Gase, at Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300. Hundreds of race fans joined us in the Sparks Energy tent to learn about organ, eye
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Our Ambassadors are our heroes

The Alabama Organ Center was honored to host the first Ambassador Appreciation Luncheon held at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Volunteers from throughout the area enjoyed lunch and guest speaker Jan Jones, who is also a double organ recipient. In addition, the AOC presented Stan Smith the 2018 Nancy Smith Ambassador
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Making memories at the 2018 Celebration of Life Picnic

It may have been a chilly April day at the UAB Mini Park, but it was all warm smiles and hugs among recipients, donor families and living donors. Saturday, April 7, the Alabama Organ Center hosted its annual Celebration of Picnic where hundreds joined to meet with old friends and make new ones. Attendees enjoyed BBQ provided
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April is National Donate Life Month

Contact: Ann Rayburn Director of Education and Referral Services Alabama Organ Center 1-800-252-3677     The Alabama Organ Center Celebrates National Donate Life Month and National Blue and Green Day National Donate Life Month is about saving and healing lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. Every April, Donate Life America and the Alabama Organ
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EAMC Achieves Gold Status

Congratulations to East Alabama Medical Center (EAMC) for achieving Gold status for the Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Campaign Phase IV!! To achieve this award, EAMC hosted donor registry drives, held a flag raising ceremony for National Donate Life Month, enlisted hospital auxiliary / volunteers in organ donation awareness events, included donation information in new
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Savannah Sides of Nauvoo selected as floragraph honoree on Donate Life Float in Rose Parade

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Savannah Sides appeared on the Donate Life Rose Parade float among 43 other organ, eye and tissue donors who in their death, saved, healed and gave hope to thousands of people in need. Savannah’s family will complete Savannah’s memorial “floragraph” portrait at an event held at Children’s of Alabama on Friday, November
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