Tag Archives: LifeSource

Siblings bonded by a kidney, sense of humor, and organ donation message

On Wednesday, April 11 at 11:05am Hennepin Healthcare will celebrate the thousands of lives changed thanks to its 55th year of kidney transplant at a flag-raising ceremony outside HCMC’s 717 South 6th St. entrance. Every year Hennepin Healthcare honors donors … Continue reading

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Wall of Heroes honors organ, tissue and eye donors

Mosaic and kiosk unveiled at HCMC August 22 What:             “Wall of Heroes” unveiling at Hennepin County Medical Center When:          Thursday, August 22, 2013, 4-7 p.m. Where:            2nd Floor, HCMC’s Red Building, 717 S. 7th St. entrance … Continue reading

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HCMC honored for organ donation excellence

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) was recently awarded a silver medal of honor for organ donation excellence by the Department of Health and Human Services at the National Learning Congress.  This is the fifth time HCMC has won this prestigious national … Continue reading

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Grant provides kidney donation education for American Indians and Alaska Natives in Minnesota

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) has been awarded a Federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to develop a theory-based educational program to teach the risks and benefits of living kidney donation (LKD) to Federally-designated American Indians residing in … Continue reading

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HCMC receives Crystal Award for support of organ donation

Hennepin receives Crystal Award for support of organ donation HCMC received the Crystal Award from the Minnesota Hospital Association for outstanding support of the Donate Life Minnesota campaign. Susan Weese, Hennepin’s hospital coordinator from LifeSource, nominated Hennepin for the award … Continue reading

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