Organ Donation


Renee Jones and Donald Anacker
01 Nov 2016

ONE DAY AT A TIME!

I can’t believe it’s been five years since my son has passed away. Every year since then on October 31 – the day of his passing, I’ve tried to make sense of it all, but to no avail. This year, my therapist gave me an assignment… instead of focusing on the pain and sadness of the tragedy, take a moment and think of a good...

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27 Apr 2016

Lemonade

No, not Beyonce’s recipe for lemonade, I’m going to give you my recipe… April 15th was Donate Life Blue & Green Day. During this day, the public is encouraged to wear blue and green, hold events and fundraisers, and partner with local restaurants, malls, media, and community organizations in an effort to promote the success of organ, eye and tissue transplantation and the extreme need for registered...

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20 Aug 2015

I’M GOING TO CALI!

WOOHOOOO!!! Hold on to your seat Fierce Butterfly… I’m headed to the Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA in honor of my son. Yeah baby yeah (in my Austin Powers voice)! Can you tell how excited I am to have gotten that call? This is huge! Every year, Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency chooses a Donor Family to be represented in the Parade.  I can’t remember every word of that phone...

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27 Jan 2015

Register to be a donor today!

How to register to be an organ, eye and tissue donor There are a number of ways to register to be a donor: You can register on-line by going to www.DonateLifeFlorida.org. This only takes a few minutes. You can also register to be a donor through the Department of Motor Vehicles. If you live in a county where driver’s licenses and state ID’s are issued...

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And The Beat Goes On!
08 Apr 2014

And The Beat Goes On!

Hey Butterflies! Today is still an important day in my life.  Twenty-two years ago, God blessed me with a son.  There he was, over 7lbs and 19″,  eyes so big they could scan a room in seconds. Trevin was definitely a, “Mama’s boy.” Family use to say, “Boy, get off of mama and leave her alone!” He was either sitting under me, or lying on...

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