Supporting Families After A Loved One Donates
I have had the pleasure of working at LifeSource since 2007, first as a Tissue Recovery Coordinator and currently as a Donor Family Advocate. For four and a half years as a Tissue Recovery Coordinator, I had the honor of caring for donors at the time of tissue recovery and I am privileged to now have the opportunity to care for donor families. The generosity and kindness shown by donor families continually humbles me—to think of others in the midst of their pain is truly the most compassionate gift one can give.
Prior to my career at LifeSource, I worked as a funeral director caring for families throughout one of the most difficult times in their life. I have always revered being able to care for a person after their death as well as their grieving family members—I consider it one of the highest honors in my life.
My two positions at LifeSource have allowed me to work with the true heroes of donation—the donors—and now with their inspiring families. Families who choose to think of others in the depths of their grief and demonstrate their strength by donating their loved one’s organs, tissues and eyes. My hope is that your decision aids in your healing. I am grateful to help support you along the way.