Doug Scofield (VOA): 502-883-8011
Mollie LaFavers (VOA): 859-324-0181
Shelley Snyder (KODA): 502-322-5401
SAVE THE DATE: April 9th
Press Conference To Announce Details of Groundbreaking Partnership with KENTUCKY ORGAN DONOR AFFILIATES, KENTUCKY CIRCUIT COURT CLERK’S TRUST FOR LIFE AND VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA -MID-STATES
What: Volunteers of America to become first non-profit in the region to register organ donors directly. Details of this groundbreaking partnership will be announced at the press conference.
When: Tuesday April 9, 2019 at, 10 a.m.
Where: Volunteers of America located at 1025 South 2ndStreet, Louisvillle, KY 40202
Who: Jennifer Hancock, President & CEO of Volunteers of America Mid-States
Shelley Snyder, andExecutive Director, Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates
Senator Julie Raque Adams
Veronica Parsley, Donor Mom
David Fennell, VOA Board Member
More: Volunteers of America is one of the region’s leading providers of addiction recovery services and will become the first non-profit in the region to directly register organ donors. President and CEO Jennifer Hancock andExecutive Director, Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Kentucky Organ Donor AffiliatesShelley Snyder will discuss the increase in the number of organs recovered for donation from individuals who have died of drug overdoses and how Volunteers of America will help to spread the message that these organs are almost always safe and healthy. “We’re thrilled to be able to work in partnership with KODA and Trust for Life to increase the number of organ donors in Kentucky, and to educate the public about organ donation. If you have a minute, you can save a life and the Volunteers of America family will work every day to spread this message,” Hancock said.
Volunteers of Americaserves Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia and Clark and Floyd Counties in Indiana. With program areas that include addiction treatment and recovery services, veterans, housing and homelessness, developmental disabilities and HIV education and testing, Volunteers of America serves more than 23,000 individuals annually.
Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates mission is to provide organ and tissues to those in need and to maintain a profound respect for those who gave. For more information visit kyorgandonor.org. The mission of theKentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life is to inform, educate, and encourage Kentuckians to register as organ and tissue donors to save lives. For more information visit trustforlife.org. These two nonprofits partner closely to educate and improve the lives of Kentuckians through organ donation and transplantation.