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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’s organ donation awareness programs capture three national awards in Oregon

Kentucky’s organ donation awareness programs captured three national awards this year at the convention in Portland, Oregon — both the Youth Education and Innovation Creativity Awards from Donate Life America, as well as the Groundbreaker Award from the American Association for Tissue Banks. The awards are in recognition of the creation of an innovative mobile app for school challenges, Bridge2Life...