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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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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#GivingTuesday: November 29th, 2016

What is #GivingTuesday?

Following Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday started as a movement to kick off and encourage the giving season. #GivingTuesday is a campaign that creates a national day of giving for the holiday season and celebrating charitable activities that support non-profit organizations.

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Join the Movement: Give on #GivingTuesday!

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Organ Donation's Biggest Fan: Clutch "The Rockets Bear"

Written by Robert Boudwin, aka Clutch "The Rockets Bear"

In 2011 after my Dad had suffered for four years from IPF - a degenerative and terminal lung disease that has no known cure or treatment - his health was getting rapidly worse and the only solution left was a lung transplant. Knowing that someone you love is in need of an organ transplant is a nerve wracking experience. Because organs are in high demand and short supply, doctors must ensure that organs go to those patients who can benefit the most. To be a candidate you need to be sick enough to significantly benefit from a transplant, but not so sick that the transplant won’t help if there are other problems. The only thing we could do was hope and pray for a donor before things got worse.

(Photo: With my now wife Amy after running

13.1 miles for organ donation)

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Share The Love And Shop With Amazon Smile!


What better way to share the love this Valentine's Day then to purchase your gifts through AmazonSmile to donate a portion of your purchase to Taylor's Gift!

Click here to start supporting Taylor's Gift with AmazonSmile, right now!

Did you know that you can help support Taylor’s Gift Foundation simply by shopping with AmazonSmile? How cool is that?! Your shopping can help Taylor’s Gift provide programs like Legacy Gifts (providing happier, healthier, and brighter tomorrows to those touched by organ donation), Scholarships (honoring high school seniors making an impact in their communities through their “Outlive Yourself” spirit), and more to Regift Life, Renew Health, and Restore Families.

AmazonSmile, a program from Amazon, gives a percentage of the price of a customer’s eligible AmazonSmile purchase to the charitable organization of the customer's choice.

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You Have Something That Can Provide Hope and Help to Donor Families in Need

Being a part of Taylor’s Gift Foundation has given me an incredible opportunity to see how generous people can be. I am consistently amazed by our supporters, volunteers, and friends. With the help of all these generous people who came alongside us and supported our important mission, 2015 was an amazing year for Taylor’s Gift. 

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Increasing our Impact: Expanding the Taylor's Gift Board of Directors

Four months ago Taylor’s Gift Foundation celebrated five years as an organization. Today, we are proud to announce the expansion of our Board of Directors. Our organization is fortunate to have such well known and respected business leaders and community volunteers from across the nation as our leadership team. Each of our Board Members believes in the importance of organ donation and is excited about the growth of Taylor's Gift. We know that with through their dedication and hard work our mission will reach more people and make an even greater impact.

Please join us in congratulating and welcoming our Board of Directors, and also congratulate our new Board Chair, Dina Conte Schulz.

“I have served on the board of Taylor’s Gift since the Foundation’s inception and I’m honored to now serve as Board Chair. Our mission is clear: Regift Life, Renew Health and Restore Families. “Each one of us has a gift within. I encourage you to find out more about the Foundation and I hope you’ll join me, my fellow board members, and millions who have taken the first step. It’s life saving.”

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Taylor’s Legacy Lives on Through Students Living with an Outlive Yourself Spirit

We are so honored to have the personal support from employees of Nike North America Merchandising for the 2015 Taylor’s Gift Scholarship. This scholarship seeks students that are not only excelling academically but going above and beyond with an Outlive Yourself spirit, something that falls in line with Nike’s mission to “bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world."

With so many incredible applicants for this year's scholarship, narrowing down to just five students was a difficult decision for committee members. It is with great honor and joy that we proudly announce our 2015 Taylor’s Gift Scholarship Recipients:

Congratulations to Alejandro Gonzalez, Allison Lipovsky, Rebekah Moomau, Geneva Werner, and Christopher Zhou!

“...these students are absolutely incredible and without ever meeting them, it’s crystal clear that they exude ‘Outlive Yourself' all in aspects of their lives! I not only feel immensely grateful to have been involved in this process, but also completely inspired to continue championing ‘Outlive Yourself’ in my daily life, and encouraging others to do so as well. THANK YOU for allowing Nike to be a part of your amazing organization!”

- Nike Employee and 2015 Taylor’s Gift Scholarship Committee Member

Meet the 2015 Scholarship Recipients

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Employees of Nike North America Merchandising Fund the 2015 Taylor's Gift Scholarship

Note: Today is the LAST day to apply for the 2015 Taylor's Gift Scholarship!

Taylor’s Gift Foundation is thrilled to accept personal contributions from employees of Nike North America Merchandising for the 2015 Taylor's Gift Scholarship, honoring high school seniors that are living with an exemplary Outlive Yourself spirit.

In October of 2014, the Nike North America Merchandising team heard Co-Founder, Todd Storch, speak at their corporate retreat where Todd shared the message, mission, and story of Taylor’s Gift. Inspired and motivated by the mission and purpose of the foundation, Nike team members knew they wanted to be part of the efforts of Taylor’s Gift and the Outlive Yourself Scholarship was the perfect fit.  

“Our team was inspired by the story of Taylor’s Gift and many chose to make personal donations to support the scholarship. Taylor represents the power and generosity of the human spirit, which are ideals that align well with the culture of employee giving and community involvement at Nike.” - Hans George, Vice President, Nike North America Merchandising 

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Celebrate National Donate Life Month with the #OutliveYourself Pledge

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Join the Movement to Celebrate Donate Life Month!

Join us as we continue to work to drive organ donor registrations during the month of April by sharing your #outliveyourself pledge!

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