Taylorís Gift Foundation Partners With Texas Organ Sharing Alliance to Expand Legacy Gift Program

Taylorís Gift Foundation announced this week that Texas Organ Sharing Alliance (TOSA) will be the organizationís fifth OPO partner for its Legacy Gift Program.

Online PR News – 05-February-2018 – Coppell, TX – <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">National foundation, Taylor&rsquo;s Gift, announced this week that Texas Organ Sharing Alliance (TOSA) will be the organization&rsquo;s fifth Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) partner for its national </span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Legacy Gift </span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Program. This program of Taylor&rsquo;s Gift Foundation financially assists the families of organ donors in their immediate time of need. </span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">To date, Taylor&rsquo;s Gift has been a lifeline to almost 200 organ donor families providing financial assistance to help with food, funeral arrangements, transportation and housing assistance. &nbsp;The </span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Legacy Gift </span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">program is the only one in the country providing this resource to organ donor families. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">In the state of Texas, there were 936 organ donor families this past year. With the addition of TOSA, Taylor&rsquo;s Gift Foundation now has the opportunity to serve every organ donor family in need in the state of Texas.</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">&ldquo;Texas Organ Sharing Alliance (TOSA) is on a mission to save lives through the power of organ donation, and none of it is possible without the generosity of our donors and their families,&rdquo; said </span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #222222; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Joseph Nespral, CEO of TOSA. </span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">&nbsp;&ldquo;While we support our families in many ways, we are not permitted to provide them with financial assistance. Now through our partnership with Taylor&rsquo;s Gift, we will be able to direct our precious donor families to a means to receive that support.&rdquo;</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The </span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Legacy Gift</span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> program was established to provide financial assistance to individuals and families touched by organ donation. Assisting with needs such as burial expenses, utilities, rent, and more, Taylor&rsquo;s Gift Foundation works to help those who are facing immediate need. Taylor&rsquo;s Gift Foundation is the only organization in the nation with a program which financially supports organ donor families.</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">&ldquo;We are excited to continue to pursue our mission of supporting every organ donor family in their time of immediate need through expanding the </span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Legacy Gift </span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">program nationally,&rdquo; said Emily Allbright, Executive Director of Taylor&rsquo;s Gift Foundation. &ldquo;Working now with TOSA, our organization, Taylor&rsquo;s Gift will serve many more organ donor families in the state of Texas.&rdquo;</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">To learn more about the </span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Legacy Gift </span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">program, visit </span><a style="text-decoration: none;" href="http://taylorsgift.org/legacygift"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #1155cc; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: underline; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">TaylorsGift.org/LegacyGift</span></a></p>
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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #222222; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: bold; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">###</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: bold; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">About Taylor&rsquo;s Gift Foundation</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Taylor&rsquo;s Gift Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2010, with a mission to &ldquo;Regift Life, Renew Health and Restore Families&rdquo; by increasing official organ donor registries. The Foundation provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors and has</span><a style="text-decoration: none;" href="http://taylorsgift.org/legacygifts/"> <span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #1155cc; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: underline; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Legacy Gift</span></a> <span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">grants to help organ donor families who have an immediate financial need. For more information, visit</span><a style="text-decoration: none;" href="http://www.taylorsgift.org"> <span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #0000ff; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: underline; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">www.TaylorsGift.org</span></a><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">. Follow the Foundation on Facebook:</span><a style="text-decoration: none;" href="http://www.facebook.com/TaylorsGift"> <span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #0000ff; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: underline; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">www.facebook.com/TaylorsGift</span></a><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> and Twitter:</span><a style="text-decoration: none;" href="https://twitter.com/taylorsgift"> <span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #0000ff; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: underline; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">https://twitter.com/taylorsgift</span></a><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">.</span></p>
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Contact Information
Emily Allbright
Taylor\'s Gift Foundation
106 N. Denton Tap Road, Suite 210-167
Coppell Texas, 75019

972.885.8561