Our Donate Life Float floragraph decorating ceremony in honor of donor Mariah West and donation advocate Darian Vanderhoofven was an incredible experience! View photos from the ceremony.

Thank you to everyone who joined Saving Sight for this event: the Dye, Vanderhoofven and Weaver families, St. John’s Mercy CEO Gary Pulsipher and staff, Cathy Lucchi of Midwest Transplant Network, cornea recipient Mike Foley, Lion Jeff Hilke, and photographer PCC Dan Bernskoetter of the Jefferson City Host Lions.

We also wanted to thank the following media for their support of donation in Southwest Missouri:

“Mariah’s Life Honored in Rose Parade Donate Life Float” – KSN, Joplin

“After Losing Her Daugher, An Ozark’s Mother Works to Saves Others Lives” – KOZL, Springfield

“Organ Donor Honored” – KOAM, Joplin