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Trust For Life, KODA unveils innovative ‘Life Lift’ cell phone digital gaming app for tech-savvy generation

Trust For Life (TFL), the charitable arm of the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks, partnering with Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA) and Louisville-based marketing agency Power, announced its innovative new cell phone digital gaming app “Life Lift” at a Wednesday press conference. While geared for the current generation born in the late 1990s and 2000s, the app – available...

Melissa Caldwell: Two million registrants a major milestone for Kentucky’s Organ Donor Registry

Kentucky’s Organ Donor Registry has just reached a remarkable milestone: the number of organ, eye and tissue donation registrants residing in the Commonwealth has surpassed the two million mark. The announcement was made during a press conference in Lexington on May 13 by representatives of Trust for Life, the charitable arm of the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks, whose lifesaving...

Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust for Life Organ Donation Registry surpasses 2 million registrants

During a riveting and at times emotional press conference held in Lexington on Monday, Trust for Life, the charitable arm of the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ announced that the Commonwealth’s Organ Donation Registry now has more than 2 million registrants. This is a major milestone for the nonprofit and its partner organizations, which all support lifesaving mission of organ, eye and tissue donation...

KODA, Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks to hold ‘Gift of Life’ Summit on April 25 in Lexington

The “Gift of Life” Summit event will be held on April 25 in Lexington at the Embassy Suites. The Summit celebrates saving lives through organ donation and healing lives through tissue donation. The Summit is hosted by Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates and the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust for Life. “This is a brand-new opportunity for KODA and TFL to meet and greet with hospital partners,...

KODA celebrates record-setting year; 423 organs transplanted to save lives in 2018

Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA) had a record-setting year in 2018, saving more lives and giving more individuals the gift of living longer. The organ procurement organization cared for 134 organ donors resulting in 423 organs transplanted. These were the highest numbers of organ donors and organs transplanted in KODA’s 32-year history. Also, more than 30,000 lives were enhanced by the generosity...

Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust for Life teams with Organ Donor Affiliates for Legacy of Life 5K/Walk

The Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust for Life and Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA), in partnership with University of Louisville Hospital, will host its 9th Annual Legacy of Life Run/Walk in Louisville’s Iroquois Park on Sept. 15. All proceeds from the event will go to the Circuit Clerk’s Trust For Life/KODA’s patient assistance fund, as well as U of L Hospital’s Donor Family...