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Emily Allbright, Executive Director

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Welcome Our New Board Members!

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Taylor’s Gift Foundation is excited to announce the addition of three new board members and four new advisory board members. Please read below to learn more about our new board and advisory board members!

 

 

 

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The Legacy Gift Program is Expanding! 

 

We are excited to continue to pursue our mission of supporting every organ donor family in their time of immediate need through expanding the Legacy Gift program nationally! Our most recent Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Partner is Texas Organ Sharing Alliance (TOSA). Taylor's Gift will now serve all organ donor families in the state of Texas through this partnership.

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2017 was a Record-breaking Year!

 

 In 2017, Taylor’s Gift Foundation was able to support 70 more organ donor families through our Legacy Giftprogram. This is an increase of 25% from 2016!  We look forward to increasing the number of gifts given to support the families of organ donors throughout 2018.

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The Taylor's Gift Scholarship - Then and Now

Since 2011, we have proudly awarded the Taylor’s Gift Scholarship to graduating seniors for their outstanding “Outlive Yourself” spirit. Annually, Taylor’s Gift has recognized deserving students with a $1000 scholarship for their continued studies at a four year university or college of their choosing.

This year, the Taylor’s Gift Scholarships will be funded and presented by employees of the NIKE Global Socks Team. Nike’s commitment to provide inspiration and innovation to every athlete now extends to encouraging an “Outlive Yourself” spirit among graduating high school seniors!

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You Still Have Time to Make an Impact in 2017

In 2017, Taylor's Gift Foundation financially supported 68 organ donor families who have suddenly lost a loved one. Despite the sadness of their loss, there remains a bright hope for the gift that their loved one shared after their passing. Over 60 families were supported through the Legacy Gift program, which means over 60 individuals chose to give the ultimate gift of life through their passing.

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We Are Thankful For You...

As we celebrate Thanksgiving this week,  I would like to take the opportunity to look back on the past year and recognize the enormous generosity of our supporters. From several incredibly successful events this Fall, such as the Outlive Yourself Awards and the TopGolf Tournament, to several individual fundraisers, we are incredibly grateful for your support. Because of your generosity, we are able to continue supporting the families of organ donors through our Legacy Gift  program.  

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A New Taylor's Gift T-Shirt With a Powerful Message!

Want to share the life giving message of organ donation with your friends and family? Purchase the new Taylor's Gift Foundation t-shirt featuring the "Of Course I'm an Organ Donor! I'm Strong on the Inside!".

The t-shirt is only available for a limited time. Order today! 

 

The perfect shirt for yourself and for others this holiday season.

All proceeds go to support Taylor's Gift Foundation. 

#OutliveYourself

 Click Here to Purchase a T-shirt! 

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Will You Join Us On North Texas Giving Day?

North Texas Giving Day is two months away! Don't miss this opportunity to have your giving increased through the matching gift program to support the mission and work of Taylor's Gift Foundation! 

Last year we surpassed our goal of $5,000 and raised over $8,000 to support Taylor's Gift Foundation! Will you help us raise even more this next year?

We've set an ambitious goal of $10,000 - but with your support - we know we can reach this goal!

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Winners of the 2017 Taylor's Gift Scholarship Presented by NIKE North America Merchandising

 

Over 550 individuals from all across the nation applied to win one of five scholarships, two of which would be awarded to two students from Coppell and New Tech High Schools in Coppell, Texas. The remaining three scholarships would be dispersed to three outstanding students from across the nation. We are so excited to announce the winners of the 2017 Taylor’s Gift Foundation Scholarship Presented by NIKE North America Merchandising!

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A New Milestone For Taylor's Gift And Our Legacy Gift Program

This week Taylor’s Gift Foundation has reached a special milestone of supporting our 150th donor family through our Legacy Gift program!  

The Legacy Gift program was launched in September 2013 and provides immediate financial assistance for families touched by organ donation. The financial support has provided help with a number of needs following the passing of a loved one, including funeral/burial/cremation, utility bills, housing (rent/mortgage/hotel), transportation, food and clothing.

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