Record number of residents joined the Michigan Organ Donor Registry in 2012

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More than a half million Michigan residents made the decision to be a hero to someone in need by joining the state’s organ donor registry in 2012. Those sign ups – a record – pushed the number statewide to nearly 3 million people. That number reached 3 million this month.

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Donor Mother Teena Smith (left) and heart recipient Sharon Culbreath.

“It’s like I have a new family now”

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Senator Kevin Daly stands at a podium in front of a Check Your Heart banner on the Michigan Capitol steps

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Gift of Life Michigan, DNR team up to save lives

New partnership will ask hunters, anglers to ‘Check Your Heart’ Hunters and anglers in Michigan…

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Graphic celebrating 1 million organ transplants, with Gift of Life Michigan and United Network for Organ Sharing logos

U.S. reaches historic milestone of 1 million organ transplants

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Foundation grant honors heart recipient who inspired many

  On Saturday, Aug. 27, a $10,000 grant was presented to the Gift of Life…

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Artelia Griggs and Donnie Parker wave as they finish the 5K walk

LIFE Walk returns to historic Belle Isle for 25th year

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