Author Archives: Lisa McAllister

About Lisa McAllister

Lisa McAllister is the Public Relations Coordinator at The Living Legacy Foundation. She hopes to spread education and advocacy about the importance of organ donation through social media and community events. With a background in public relations, writing, and advertising, Lisa is passionate about the LLF message and loves using her skills to encourage others to say YES to donation!

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month: Share Your Story of Donation!

Lissette Robinson, wife and living donor Reggie Robinson, husband and kidney recipient The lives of nearly 4,000 Hispanics in the United States were saved last year through organ donation and transplantation.  Many thousands more restored their sight, health, and mobility … Continue reading

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Five Things You Should Know about the Five Stages of Grief

Five Things You Should Know about the Five Stages of Grief By Eleanor Haley In 1969 psychiatrist Elizabeth Kubler-Ross wrote the book On Death and Dying which introduced the world to the Five Stages of Grief – denial, anger, bargaining, … Continue reading

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2013 Donate Life Family Fun Run

2013 Donate Life Family Fun Run by Lisa McAllister On October 5, 2013, The Living Legacy Foundation is holding its fifth annual Donate Life Family Fun Run. This non-competitive 5K run and 1K family fun walk celebrates Maryland’s organ and … Continue reading

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The Myth of “Normal” Grief

The Myth of “Normal” Grief Erin Gillard, Family Services Coordinator The stories of the bereaved in the immediate aftermath of a loss have common threads.  A frequent concern of those who are on this journey is to worry “Is this … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ride: In Memory of Noah Asid

Noah’s Ride: In Memory of Noah Asid Hanover, Pa. – On Saturday, August 17th, a 70-mile motorcycle ride will take place in memory of Noah Asid. Noah was attending a camp in Maryland when he was struck by a tree … Continue reading

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Maryland Transplant Recipients Attend World Transplant Games in South Africa

Maryland Transplant Recipients Attend World Transplant Games in South Africa By Lisa McAllister The Living Legacy Foundation prides itself on being involved in our donor and recipients lives well after surgery. One way we stay connected to recipients is through … Continue reading

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Living Proof Organ Donation Saves Lives

Living Proof Organ Donation Saves Lives By Lisa McAllister Athena Shry is 20 years old. She is a junior at York College of PA, majoring in marketing and minoring in environmental sustainable policy. Athena is a member of the phi … Continue reading

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