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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...

Volunteers of America, KODA and Trust for Life partner to provide ‘Hope and Healing’

Leaders from Volunteers of America, Kentucky Organ Donors Affiliates (KODA) and Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust for Life have announced a groundbreaking new partnership, “Hope and Healing,” designed to increase organ donations in Kentucky and surrounding states. Under the innovative partnership, Volunteers of America will become the first nonprofit in the region to be able to directly register...

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,...

Forty years later, man connects with organ donor’s family, celebrates Gift of Life at UK

Organ recipient Jim Halcomb, center, joined his family at the Gift of Life Memorial Celebration at UK Chandler Hospital. (Photo from UKNow)   By Allison Perry Special to KyForward   Forty years ago, Perry County native Jim Halcomb received the gift of life – in the form of a new kidney – from an anonymous organ donor.   Halcomb, who was only 20 years old at the time, suffered from...