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Now Accepting Nominations for the 4th Annual Outlive Yourself Awards!

 

Do you know an individual who is continually making a positive difference in the lives of others?

Now is your chance to recognize them!

Nominate someone today to be honored at the 4th Annual Outlive Yourself Awards on September 18th, 2018 at 3015 at Trinity Groves in Dallas, TX. 

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2017 Taylor's Gift Scholarship Recipient Shares "What 'Outlive Yourself' Means to Me"

 

 

Seven months ago, I set out on a journey that pulled me halfway across the country to Saint Louis University. To say that this adventure was always easy would be lying. Change is difficult. Moving away from family is hard. Continuously discovering and rediscovering who you are and who you want to be takes a lot of work! When we stop and really think about it though, what is all of that work for? 

 

 

 

(Gabriela Keator, pictured center, with two friends Hannah and Julia.)

I feel as though many work through life trying to be something. I cannot tell you how many times either I have asked another person or have been asked myself: “What do you want to do? What do you want to be? What is your plan?”

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Losing a Child + Marriage = One Unpredictable Journey

 

 

If you read the title of this, you will see that I used the word ‘unpredictable’. Yep, that’s right.  When a married couple is suddenly faced with the loss of a child, the whole world around them becomes unpredictable. I know this because I’ve walked it.  

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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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Our 200th Legacy Gift: Supporting Organ Donor Families in their Immediate Time of Need

 

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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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Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Scholarship Presented by the NIKE Global Socks Team

 


Applications for the 2018 Taylor’s Gift Scholarship are now open!

Since 2011, Taylor’s Gift Foundation has awarded scholarships to a total of 30 high school seniors who have gone above and beyond their academics and athletics, and made a truly positive impact in the world around them. We are thrilled to announce that the NIKE Global Socks Team will be presenting the Taylor’s Gift Scholarship. Read about the history of Taylor’s Gift Scholarships.

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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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