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GoSeeDoKC 2017

GoSeeDoKC – April 8, 2017
Educate. Inspire. Share.

Go…on one tour.
See…something unique in Kansas City.
Do…it to support organ, eye and tissue donation.

Gift of Life annually educates 30,00 high school students and their family members about organ, eye and tissue donation The organization also inspires transplant candidates and their families by giving them hope and encouragement with a trained mentor. And Gift of Life encourages individuals to share their decision about donation with a loved one.

Please join us for Gift of Life’s annual awareness and fundraising event. Tickets will be available February 27th and are $75 per person. For more information please contact the Gift of Life office at 913.851.1947 and we will be happy to assist you.

It isn’t a coincidence that Kansas City has one of the highest donor rates in the nation. It is a cause!

2017 GoSeeDo Sponsors

Thank you to these sponsors for their continued support of Gift of Life!

Green Ribbon Sponsor
Legacy Development

Corporate Sponsor – $10,000
Midwest Transplant Network & Rensen House of Lights

Presenting Sponsor – $5,000
Dr. Jameson & Joanne Forster, Drs. Charlie Smith & Stella Quiason

Contributing Sponsor – $2,500
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, Kansas Gas Service a Division of ONE Gas, Inc., Dr. Sean & Alix Kumer, Legacy Touch Keepsakes at Itkeepsakes.com, Dr. Jody & Angel Olson, In Memory of Bryan Barrow by Anne Peterson & Ulla Brunk, Dr. Mark & Jennifer Reintjes, Dr. Tim Schmitt, University of Kansas Hospital Center for Transplantation

Supporting Sponsor – $1,000
Terry & Ann Bender, CompAlliance Managed Care, Gail G. Dicus – Keller Williams Key Partners & Jim Yarrington – Fidelity Bank, Mary Lou Garton Trust, Mike & Vicki Graft, Donald J. Hall, Andy & Tammy Heath, Honeycutt Family, Eric & Charlene Hughes, David & Lydia Jeter, Julie Kliegl, David & Jeri Kling, Jeff & Kathy Kumer, Jack & Terri McDonnell, Drs. Greg & Vicki Muehlebach, OMNI Human Resource Management, Margi & Keith Pence, Research Medical Center, David & Carole Roemer, Silverstein Eye Centers, Jim & Teresa Sorlie, John & Becky Turner

Event Host – $500
Joe & Kelly Boeh, John & Nell Bowen, Mack & Kim Bowen, Mark & Pam Brandsted, Marshaun Butler, Consolidated Communications Foundation, Roger Davis & Elizabeth McLeod, Brian & Michele DeMoss, Kris & Cathy Drake, Sam & Shelley Elias, Jerry, Donna & Deborah Ellerbusch, Chris & Amanda Ellis, First State Bank & Trust Co., Fusion eBanking, Drs. Betse Gage & Bill Chase, Sid & Terry Garrison, Lowell & Teresa Ghosey, Keith & Teri Glover, Dr. Rich & Michele Hendrickson, Bill Horak, Jeff & Cheryl Jernigan, Dr. Brad & Amanda Koffman, Rob & Donna Linderer, Drs. Katie Lorentz & Thomas Leventhal, Merle Kelly Ford, Nolte’s Bridal, Diane Ravis & Merton Hersh, Kathy Riegelman & Larry Beekman, Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, David & Jackie Russell, Patrick & Christy Sirridge, Dr. Rachel & David Sosland, Dr. Ryan & Katie Taylor, Dr. Brad & Barbara Warady, Bob & Meta Watson, Dan & Joan Welch, Victor & Susan Wilson

Community Partners – Annual Contributors of $5,000 or more
Nate & Kim Harbur, Olathe Medical Center, University of Kansas Health System, Viracor Eurofins

Notable
Joanne Forster & Pam McHugh – Event Co-chairs, Dan Auman – Auman Mack, Chris Crenshaw – Sysco Foods Kansas City, David & Jeri Kling – Auction Captains, Kathy & Dave Kratofil – Catering Captain & First Mate, Anne Peterson – Program Host, Butch & Christy Rigby – Patrons’ Party Hosts, Karen Swope – Level Five Solutions

Golf Fore Life 2017

Golf Fore Life: Isabelle Ellis Memorial Golf Classic – June 5, 2017
Once again Gift of Life will host an afternoon of golf followed by a family BBQ and auction at Prairie Highlands Golf Course in Olathe. The day begins with a noon box lunch and tee-off is at 1 pm. Registration is $125 per golfer . Hole sponsorship is $500 and includes fees for two golfers; $1,000 includes fees for 4 golfers; $1,500 include fees for 4 golfers and publicity at the event as an underwriting sponsor.

Pre + Post Transplant Conversions

Pre+Post is intended to offer a place for transplant candidates, new recipients and caregivers to gather and meet previous recipients who want to encourage and offer encouragement. As a first step, we always encourage patients to check with their transplant coordinator or medical team when you have a question. We also learned that meeting someone else who has had a successful transplant is important and gives you an opportunity to ask general questions along your transplant journey. Call 913-851-1947 or email andy@giftdonor.org.

The calendar is underwritten by Gift of Life Community Partners: Nate & Kim Harbur, Olathe Medical Center, The University of Kansas Hospital and Viracor Eurofins.

Use the Gift of Life Speakers Bureau

United Way & Community Health Charities are Easy Way to Support
We ask all supporters to contact Gift of Life if you would like to engage a speaker or learn how to support education and awareness of organ and tissue donation through your workplace giving. Thanks to a partnership through Community Health Charities, we can guide those interested in workplace giving through United Way, Federal, or State employee programs. Email giftdonor@giftdonor.org to learn the easiest way to give, or call 913-851-1947.