LifeGift Unveils Expanded Headquarters with Open House Celebration
Francis Page Jr. | 2/8/2024, 9:43 a.m.
Mark your calendars for February 14th, 2024, as LifeGift invites you to an exclusive open house event showcasing the grand debut of its expanded 25,000-square-foot Houston campus building. From 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., esteemed guests including hospital partners, community leaders, legislative representatives, transplant centers, and LifeGift team members will have the opportunity to tour this remarkable new space.
Highlights of the Open House Event:
- Innovative Initiatives: Witness LifeGift's participation in the Matador Consortium, spearheading the construction of drone highways across Texas to enhance community resilience and elevate rural healthcare access. A captivating presentation of this cutting-edge drone technology will be a key feature of the event.
- Accolades and Achievements: Experience the pride as LifeGift's Institute for Future of Transplantation Simulation Center (LIFT SIM Center) receives its well-deserved Provisional Accreditation from the esteemed Society for Simulation in Healthcare. This recognition makes LIFT SIM Center the pioneering organ procurement organization nationwide to attain this prestigious accreditation.
- Cultural Extravaganza: Immerse yourself in the soul-stirring melodies of the Gospel Music Workshop of America, captivating audiences with their stirring performance commencing at 1:00 p.m. Additionally, unleash your creativity with art-making activities led by Houston's own HTX Art in the Heart community organization.
The expanded Houston campus signifies LifeGift's unwavering dedication to enhancing organ, eye, and tissue donation services while fostering outreach and education within the community. Boasting state-of-the-art education and learning areas, the new facilities support LifeGift's strategic mission of expertise, spearheaded by the LIFT (LifeGift Institute for the Future of Transplantation) team. With top-of-the-line simulation facilities and a meticulously engineered filtered air system, the expansion ensures a healthy and productive workspace for LifeGift's 400+ team members.
- What: LifeGift Open House Celebration
- Who: Hospital partners, community leaders, legislative representatives, transplant centers, and LifeGift team members.
- When: Thursday, February 14, 2024, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Where: 2510 Westridge Street, Houston, TX 77054 (Enter parking lot on Lantern Point Drive)
- Website: lifegift.org
"LifeGift's expansion marks a pivotal moment in our journey of growth and performance enhancement," remarks Kevin Myer, President, and CEO of LifeGift. "This endeavor is a tribute to the generosity of our donor heroes and their families, enabling us to save more lives and instill hope within our communities. The inauguration of our new facility heralds a new era for LifeGift, reinforcing our commitment to serving all those in need."
With over 10,000 individuals awaiting life-saving organ transplants in Texas alone, the importance of organ donation cannot be overstated. One organ donor has the potential to save up to eight lives, while tissue donation can impact and heal up to 75 lives.