Xavier, UC compete to register organ donors

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ Becoming an organ donor is a unique opportunity to help others who are waiting for life-saving and life-enhancing transplants. A single donor can potentially save the lives of eight people through organ donation and enhance the lives of up to 50 more through tissue donation. Last year, community relations and media associates Katie Dillion and Jeannie Kuhn held a Donation for Life competition during the annual Crosstown Shootout to help raise awareness about life saving organ donation. “The truth is, many of us are connected to someone whose life has been changed through donation or … Continue reading Xavier, UC compete to register organ donors

Organ donor drive comes to XU

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ Cincinnati’s LifeCenter recently visited Xavier’s campus to help promote its tissue and organ donor drive to further educate college students about the importance of organ donations. Currently, there are more than 500 men, women and children in the Greater Cincinnati Area who are waiting for a transplant. As an organ donor, a person can save up to five lives in Cincinnati, and a tissue donor can enhance up to 50 lives. “Students should consider becoming an organ and tissue donor because it is a decision that can change many lives for the better,” Community Relations & Media Associate Katie Dillon said. LifeCenter is headed to Xavier on Jan. 28 to collect more organ and … Continue reading Organ donor drive comes to XU