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At Midwest Transplant Network, we have the honor of sharing stories of hope, love and triumph in the face of tragedy as we care for donor heroes and their families. We hope these posts will provide an inside look into the world of organ, eye, and tissue donation and inspire you to add your name to the donor registry or encourage others to do the same. Together, we can help decrease the transplant waitlist.

Rev. Isaac Ruffin, an African American male, wearing a colorful scarf representing Black heritage, standing in front of an art display of glass plates in various shades of primary colors.

Celebrating Black History Month: Rev. Isaac Ruffin

“For my generation, with all of the history we have seen, Black History Month is a celebration of the coming to fruition of a people.”

MTN Community Spotlight: Imagine the impact of a generous donation

A middle school multipurpose room with a performance stage. Rows of black stackable chairs with slips of purple paper to mark seat numbers for the ticketed show. Long tables filled […]

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MTN Staff Spotlight — Taylor Brookins

Taylor Brookins’ professional career as a medical social worker includes experience in hospice, in-patient palliative care, pediatric intensive care, and end-of-life care. She has a Master of Social Work from the University of Kansas and is a licensed clinical social worker.

MTN Aviation: Serving the Mission through Flight

The grrrrrrrrr of a small plane speeding down a runway for takeoff; a shrill whistle and the clack, clack, clack of a freight train rolling down the tracks in the […]

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Partner Spotlight — Lisa Miller, Jackson County, Kansas, Treasurer’s Office

MTN partners with area DMV offices to grow the organ, eye and tissue donor registry. We spoke with Lisa Miller of the Jackson County, Kansas, Treasurer’s Office about why donation is so important to her. See the post here.

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