The Gift of a Lifetime would not have been possible without the vision and generous support of its sponsors and co-sponsors.
To learn more about the sponsors of The Gift of a Lifetime, follow the links to their individual web sites.
Donate Life America is a national not-for-profit alliance of local affiliates and corporate partners that have joined forces to inspire all people to Donate Life through organ and tissue donation. At the core of the organization's education efforts are motivating public service campaigns. Distributed at the national and community level, these multi-media campaigns effectively communicate two core messages—transplants give people their lives back and here is how you can help.
The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF), the largest tissue bank in the world, is a non-profit service organization dedicated to providing quality tissue through a commitment to excellence in education, research, recovery and care for recipients, donors and their families. MTF was organized in 1987 by a group of orthopaedic surgeons. MTF is comprised of Academic Members (orthopaedic teaching institutions), and Recovery Organization Members (organ and eye procurement organizations) all of which are nonprofit organizations.
Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE-BRL) is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of generic and proprietary pharmaceuticals. The Company manufactures more than 100 pharmaceuticals in core therapeutic categories including oncology, female healthcare - including hormone therapy and oral contraceptives - cardiovascular, anti-infective and psychotherapeutic, and is the North American distributor of ViaSpan - the organ preservation solution. Barr has been an avid supporter of the organ donation and transplantation community through financial support and legislative work nationwide.
Statline provides highly specialized communications expertise to organ and tissue procurement organizations and the hospitals that they serve. Statline serves as a critical communication link that screens donors, triages referrals, secures consent, conducts medical and social histories, and provides detailed reporting to our clients. From our centralized location in Denver we serve well over 100 procurement organizations in the U.S. and Canada. Statline provides these communication services on an outsourced basis or as Application Services Provider for licensing of its screening software. For information about our services please call Steve Hoppe or Karen Bauer at1-888-881-7828
NATCO is an organization for transplant professionals committed to the advancement of the fields of organ and tissue donation and transplantation. NATCO’s efforts are best described by its ultimate goal and vision: that there be a better quality of life for patients with end-stage organ and tissue failure…and a respect for those who shared.
Since 1974, Gift of Life Donor Program has served as the link between donors and patients awaiting life-saving transplants, coordinating over 20,000 vital organ transplants and tens of thousands of tissue transplants. Gift of Life Donor Program, one of the oldest of the 59 federally designated, non-profit donor programs in the U.S., is the primary source of information regarding organ and tissue donation and transplantation in the eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.