Life Connection of Ohio is an independent, non-profit organ procurement organization that promotes and facilitates organ donation in 25 counties in northwest and west central Ohio. Our staff of dedicated professionals live Life Connection of Ohio’s mission of saving and enhancing lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. Life Connection of Ohio’s values include integrity, compassion, accountability, excellence and collaboration. If you embody those values and want to witness the power of organ, eye and tissue donation firsthand, Life Connection of Ohio could be the place for you!
Harvey J. Steele’s legacy shines bright Harvey’s Lifeline, a special event celebrating the life and legacy of longtime LCO volunteer Harvey J. Steele, was held in January at WTOL. Du... Read the blog › Hero Hustle 5K inspires community to Donate Life On November 4, 5K and Family Fun runners and walkers, Kids’ Run runners, K9 heroes and supporters packed Main Street in Maumee. Among the mass... Read the blog › From “waiting” to “grateful” Life Connection of Ohio volunteer Pat McEntee received a life-saving heart transplant on August 13. Just one week later, he wowed medical staff ... Read the blog › Hyway Trucking Company goes the extra mile Life Connection of Ohio and Hyway Trucking Company entered into a partnership over a decade ago, resulting in the life-saving message of organ d... Read the blog › Donor family meets loved one’s kidney recipient The power of organ donation was showcased at last month’s Donate Life Sit-in at Cox Media Group in Dayton as a donor family met their loved on... Read the blog › Making Strides 4 Life No foolin’ — April 1 was our second annual Strides 4 Life 5K! Runners and walkers kicked off Donate Life Month by gathering on a chilly Satu... Read the blog › We are Rockets for Life! Our life-saving mission took over Savage Arena at the February 24 University of Toledo men’s basketball game for the first Rockets for Lif... Read the blog › A record-breaking, life-saving year There were more lives saved through organ donation in 2016 than ever before! In the United States, 33,606 organ transplants were performed in 2... Read the blog › Hero Hustle 5K – third time’s a charm Kids’ run runners, K9 heroes, 5K runners and walkers, family fun loopers and supporters packed Main Street at The Shops at Fallen Timbers... Read the blog › Organ donation isn’t spooky The scariest thing this Halloween season isn’t ghosts, goblins, gore, or – contrary to what you might see on some medical drama TV shows –... Read the blog › Volunteer Appreciation Event – a big win It was an All-Star Party to remember at the Dayton-area Volunteer Appreciation Event at the Irish Club! Approximately 50 people – donor f... Read the blog › Volunteer Appreciation Event – a jolly good time It was a Christmas in July to remember at the Toledo-area Volunteer Appreciation Event at the Maumee Indoor Theater! Approximately 120 people &#... Read the blog › Harvey J. Steele earns national award for life-saving efforts The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) recently presented Life Connection of Ohio (LCO) volunteer Harvey J. Steele with the 2016 National D... Read the blog › Strides 4 Life 5K – stomping out the waiting list Island MetroPark was full of runners and walkers who gathered to stomp out the waiting list one stride at a time on April 2 at the first annual ... Read the blog › Hero Hustle 5K – a ‘super’ success Main Street at The Shops at Fallen Timbers was packed on November 7 for the second annual Hero Hustle 5K. The mission of the Hero Hustle, which... Read the blog › Kickin’ it at the Volunteer Appreciation Event The triumphs of Life Connection of Ohio’s MVPs were celebrated at the Dayton-area Volunteer Appreciation Event earlier this month. Appr... Read the blog › Swipe to Donate Life The new “Swipe to Donate Life” technology will make registering as an organ, eye and tissue donor as easy as the swipe of a driver’s licen... Read the blog › Nacho ordinary Volunteer Appreciation Event Last weekend’s Toledo-area Volunteer Appreciation Event was nacho ordinary celebration! Approximately 100 people – donor family mem... Read the blog › Our gift to you Santa Claus told us what you really wanted for the holidays, and we listened. Welcome to our brand new website! Kick back, sip on some hot choco... Read the blog › Bowling Green BMV helps save lives The Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) agency in Bowling Green is on a life-saving winning streak. The Bowling Green BMV earned the Front Line Award... Read the blog ›
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