Posts Tagged 'Gift of Hope'

Tears part of the job for organ recovery specialist, but donations ‘something beautiful’

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From Chicago Sun-Times: Just because she cries at work doesn’t mean that Cara Moulesong is unhappy with her job.

As an organ recovery coordinator for Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Network, she regularly faces the emotionally fraught task of guiding families through the process of letting go of loved ones — and allowing their vital organs and tissues to be donated to people waiting for transplants.

Tears come with the territory.

“You’re dealing with death, and there’s no sugarcoating that it can ...

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Gift of Hope Sets Their Organ and Tissue Donation Record in 2015

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ITASCA, IL — (Marketwired) — 02/01/16 — Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network, the not-for-profit organization that coordinates organ and tissue donation and provides public education on donation in Illinois and northwest Indiana, helped save and enhance more lives through organ and tissue donation in 2015 than in any other year in its history.

During the year, 379 people became organ donors, resulting in 1,077 organs transplanted. More than 2,000 people became tissue donors in 2015. Gift of Hope ...

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