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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Michigan Organ Donor Registry tops 5 million64 percent of Michigan adults have joined registry  
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Donor registrations surge with help from Secretary of StateANN ARBOR - Gift of Life Michigan helped 320 patients become organ donors last year, saving the lives of hundreds of people in desperate need of a transplant.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Hospitals collectively add nearly 1,700 names to the Donor RegistryANN ARBOR, MI— Michigan hospitals competed this fall in a six-week Gift of Life Hospital Challenge to see which one could inspire the most people to join the Michigan Organ Donor Registry.
Friday, October 27, 2017
Donate Life America gives organ donor program three major awards: Best donor registration program, best volunteer, best ‘coach’ to national peersANN ARBOR, MI — Gift of Life Michigan has won Donate Life America’s Platinum and Pinnacle Awards for best overall organ donor registra
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced Friday that the number of Michigan adults registered as organ, tissue and eye donors has topped 60 percent.
Friday, September 22, 2017
ANN ARBOR, MI— Hospitals across the state are accepting a challenge by Gift of Life Michigan to see who can add the most names to the Organ Donor Registry this fall.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Are you looking for charity walks near you? MOTTEP's LIFE Walk/Run raises awareness of organ donation.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
ANN ARBOR, MI— A lot has happened to save lives at Michigan’s transplant centers over the past year, and not all of it took place inside their operating rooms.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
ANN ARBOR, MI— Thanks to friendly rivalries of students at 14 Michigan colleges and universities, more than 1,600 Michigan residents signed up on the Michigan Organ Donor Registry in the past five weeks. 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
ANN ARBOR, MI— Students at 14 Michigan colleges and universities are participating in a life-saving competition. However, they most likely will never know the people whose lives they are saving.  
Friday, January 13, 2017
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Gift of Life Michigan helped make it possible for a record number of people to donate tissue in 2016, giving thousands of recipients the gifts of mobility, healing, pain relief and the ability to resume active lifestyles with the people they love.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
DETROIT, MI – Dignity Memorial Providers of Detroit will honor local paramedic Gary Terreault of Flat Rock at the 128th Rose Parade Jan. 2 in Pasadena, California.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
ANN ARBOR, MI— Promethera Biosciences LLC is joining Gift of Life Michigan to become an important part of the 2017 Donate Life Rose Parade float, Teammates in Life, on January 2, 2017, in Pasadena, California.  Promethera, a regenerative medicine company targeting liver dise
Monday, August 29, 2016
ANN ARBOR, MI—Dorrie Dils, an Ohio native and 25-year veteran in the donation world, takes over today as chief executive officer of Gift of Life Michigan, the state’s federally designated organ and tissue donor program.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
ANN ARBOR, MI – A new era of organ and tissue donation has begun in the state with the first organ and tissue recoveries at Gift of Life Michigan’s state-of-the-art surgical center.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
DETROIT - Sharon L. Gee-Mascarello of St. Clair Shores is the first recipient of the Gift of Life Michigan Eversight Michigan Donation Champion Award for professionals in the funeral service industry.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
ANN ARBOR, MI—Gift of Life Michigan, the state’s organ and tissue recovery program, has officially opened a $14.3-million expansion that includes its own surgical center to help save and improve more lives.
Friday, April 1, 2016
ANN ARBOR, MI— The state’s nine transplant centers have accepted a brand-new challenge by Gift of Life Michigan to compete for an honor that will net them more than a fancy trophy – it will save lives.