A Celebration of New Beginnings: National Donate Life Month

The gift of life is something to be celebrated every day, however April marks a particularly special time to rally around donation.  Donate Life Month is a national initiative focused on thanking those who make donation possible, celebrating a second chance at life for transplant recipients, and bringing the donation community together to raise awareness […]

Understanding the Waves of Grief

There are good days and there are bad days. The phrase is simple, but speaks to one of the great complexities of grief. For many of the families we work with, the grieving process is marked by the oscillation between disruptive sadness (“the bad days”) and a more manageable moments of clarity (the “good days”). […]

A New Heart Leads to Love

Celebrated worldwide in various traditions, Valentine’s Day is a holiday focused on expressing love and affection, and is almost exclusively represented by one ubiquitous symbol: a heart. The depiction of a heart can mean many things to many different people; to Cindy Kehl it is a multi-faceted representation of life, loss, and love. Cardiomyopathy, a […]

The Game of Life: Organ Donation in the NFL

Football is all the buzz this week as the nation prepares for the biggest game of the year.  With the upcoming Superbowl XLVIII battle between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos there is a lot of focus on team statistics, looming weather forecasts and the game’s history, but we thought we’d bring the topic […]