Apr
15

Showing Gratitude: Volunteer Recognition during National Volunteer Week

There is a special week of recognition that is extremely important during Donate Life Month – and it is Volunteer Appreciation Week. Since 1974, the third week of April has been nationally recognized as National Volunteer Week and  is an opportunity for nonprofit organizations to express gratitude to volunteers who lend their time, voice and
Apr
10

One Bay Area doctor is changing lives for her patients and community.

(Shown above: Jacentha Buggs, MD) Jacentha Buggs, MD, as a member of the Tampa General Medical Group (TGMG) Transplant Surgical Team, recovers livers, kidneys and pancreas for transplantation and oversees TGMG’s summer research program with USF. Dr. Buggs has always been interested in medicine. “Per my mother, I was always dissecting fish and frogs as
Apr
1

April is National Donate Life Month!

April is National Donate Life Month and it’s time to celebrate! Throughout this month we honor the  organ and tissue donors, and celebrate the tens of thousands of lives saved through organ transplantation. In 2017, more than 34,000 individuals received the lifesaving gift of an organ transplant across the U.S. While we celebrate, we must