Category Archives: Community Education

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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The Living Legacy Foundation Attends Day of Hope Events

This summer, The Living Legacy Foundation partnered with the Baltimore City Police Department and local pastors to participate in Day of Hope celebrations. The Day of Hope events were held in different parks throughout Baltimore City to focus on connecting … Continue reading

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Cumberland, MD – Western Maryland Kidney Ride

Cumberland, MD – Western Maryland Kidney Ride By Ben Scheide On Saturday, September 28th, George Franklin, a volunteer with both The Living Legacy Foundation and the National Kidney Foundation – Maryland Chapter will be participating in the Western Maryland Kidney … 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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Ceremony of Remembrance

Each and every day, The Living Legacy Foundation is humbled by the compassion and generosity of our donors and their families. Without these individuals, we would be unable to fulfill our mission of saving and enhancing lives through organ and … Continue reading

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Calling All Men: When’s the Last Time You Saw a Doctor?

Summer is here and while most of us are focused on BBQs and bathing suits, The Living Legacy Foundation is in the midst of celebrating Men’s Health Month. Anchored by a congressional health education program, Men’s Health Month is celebrated … Continue reading

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20 Facts You Don’t Know About Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

With all the myths and misconceptions about organ, eye and tissue donation, it can be hard to answer the question, “Would you like to be an organ donor?” Organ donation is a positive act which saves and enhances the lives … Continue reading

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