We welcome all lung transplant candidates, recipients, and caregivers to our monthly luncheons. Join us for some good conversation and good food!
December Membership Meeting
There is no membership meeting in December. Join us in January for our Holiday Recognition Dinner - see details below!
Barnes and Noble Holiday Gift Wrap
Saturday, December 20th
We're looking for TAO Volunteers!
This is a great way to support TAO and help raise funds for TAO programs. More information can be found under the "Fundraisers" link on this page.
If you would like to participate on December 20th in this enjoyable and worthwhile event please call Bev Shank at 244-1536
The date that was advertised previously was incorrect. The Dinner is on January 10th!
TAO Holiday Recognition Dinner!!
Saturday, January 10th
Mr. Dominic's on Main Street in the Historic Green Lantern Inn
99 S. Main Street, Fairport
Social Hour begins at noon with dinner to follow at 1:00pm
Cost: $15/person (TAO underwrites a portion of the cost)
Please RSVP by January 3rd by sending your check to TAO, P.O. Box 23552, Rochester, NY 14692-3552. Please include the names of those attending. Note: Mr. Dominic's is handicap accessible.
Delta Sonic Gift Cards - Half Price!!
It's Time to Place Your Order!
We are offering $5 Delta Sonic Car Wash Gift Cards again this year. These make a great stocking stuffer, or perhaps consider purchasing a few for yourself.
For more details on the Gift Cards and a pre-order form please go to the "Fundraisers" link on this page.
Congratulations to Debbie Yendrzeski!
Debbie, our TAO Vice President, was recently awarded the Elizabeth Crozier Award for her long service as a volunteer with the Friends of Strong. Debbie visits with transplant patients, delivers comfort bags to patients, and supports family members in the Family and Intensive Care waiting rooms. Debbie, we thank you for your commitment to this important volunteer work, and congratulations on this well deserved recognition.
Check out the article in the 'Transplant Times' this month (see the Newsletter link on this page) that describes a new breakthrough in preservation of hearts for heart transplantation. The breakthrough promises to increase the availability of much needed hearts for transplant.
A BBC documentary that follows several patients who receive the Gift of Life from a single organ donor. Britain, like the United States, struggles with a shortage of organs for transplant. (59 minutes)