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Emily Allbright, Executive Director

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Save the Date for North Texas Giving Day!

 North Texas Giving Day is rapidly approaching! Don't miss this opportunity to support the important work of Taylor’s Gift!

We've set a goal of $5,000 - and with your support - we know we can reach this goal!


 

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Outlive Yourself Honoree in the News!

 

Inspiring surgeon and 2018 Outlive Yourself Award honoree, Dr. Liza Johannesson, MD, PhD was recently featured in Scrubbing In, the hands-on health care discussion website by Baylor Scott & White Health. The article profiles Dr. Johannesson’s trailblazing work in the field of transplant surgery. Dr. Johannesson is also recognized by Scrubbing In’s “Women in Medicine” column, which are stories of Baylor Scott & White physicians, leaders and employees who are paving the way for women in the field of medicine.

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Taylor’s Gift Foundation Partners with Sharecare to Share Inspiring Message of Organ Donation

Taylor’s Gift Foundation is thrilled to be partnering with online health and wellness platform, Sharecare, to help spread our inspiring message of organ donation to reach a global audience.

 



 

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Join Us in Celebrating 250 Legacy Gifts!

 

Taylor's Gift Foundation has just reached a milestone - we have now given 250 Legacy Gifts to support organ donor families in their time of need! Our Legacy Gift program was established to provide financial assistance to individuals and families touched by organ donation. Assisting with needs such as burial expenses, utilities, rent, and more, Taylor’s Gift Foundation works to help those who are facing immediate need.

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Winners of the 2018 Taylor's Gift Scholarship Presented by the NIKE Global Socks Team

 

 

Over 1,300 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 given out to three outstanding students from across the nation.

We are excited to announce the winners of the 2018 Taylor’s Gift Foundation Scholarship Presented by the NIKE Global Socks Team!

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Thank YOU For An Amazing National Donate Life Month!

 Last month was  National Donate Life Month and Taylor's Gift Foundation launched a month-long campaign to encourage individuals to 'Outlive Yourself' by registering to be an organ donor, sharing the importance of organ donation with their network, or giving to support the work of Taylor's Gift Foundation in supporting the families of organ donors.

Nearly 100 individuals indicated interest in learning more about how to register to be an organ donor and nearly 20,000 individuals visited the Taylor's Gift website throughout the month to learn more about the powerful work and mission of the Foundation. In addition, we received over 1,300 applications for the Taylor's Gift Scholarship presented by the NIKE Global Socks Team! 

 

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Honor a Loved One through the 2018 Engraved Brick Paver Campaign!

 

The month of May is filled with celebrations! Along with the welcoming of beautiful May flowers, the month also welcomes many celebrations including graduations, anniversaries, retirements, birthdays, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day.

How will you celebrate a loved one throughout this time of the year?

If you’re looking for a unique idea that will leave a lasting mark, consider participating in our 2018 Engraved Brick Paver Campaign!

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April is National Donate Life Month: Join the Outlive Yourself Movement 

 

 

 

The month of April is National Donate Life Month and we're excited to continue to share the inspiring Outlive Yourself message throughout this month!

Want to get involved and participate in National Donate Life Month? We've created 3 simple ways for anyone, anywhere to get involved and help share the important message of organ donation. Click here to see our National Donate Life Month campaign webpage!  

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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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