January 19, 2021
Jan 19

Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates Continued to Break Records in 2020

(LOUISVILLE, KY, Jan. 19, 2021) – Despite a global pandemic, Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates has once again broken their record of saving and enhancing lives facilitating over 1,000 heroic organ, tissue, and cornea donors in 2020.  The nonprofit organ procurement organization and their hardworking staff supported more donor families’ decisions than ever before — 178 deceased organ donors resulted in 535 organs being transplanted, which translates to over 500 lives saved, and 575 tissue donors generously healed thousands of lives with their gifts.  This . . .

August 12, 2020
Aug 12

Meet Daviess County Coroner: Jeff Jones Exceptional advocate for organ and tissue donation

Jeff Jones has served as Daviess County Coroner for the past 10 years. Born and raised in Daviess County, Kentucky, he graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University.   Jeff began his career as a patrol deputy with the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office in 1985, and in 1994 was re-assigned as a Detective within the Sheriff’s Office. Five years later he was promoted to Chief of Investigation, supervising the daily operations of criminal cases, including narcotics. In . . .

July 27, 2020
Jul 27


Kentucky can help those in need as transplant waiting list numbers continue to rise Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life (TFL) continues its mission to register as many people as possible to its various organ donation platforms, as well as other ways to support their efforts. While the COVID-19 pandemic has altered how each of us lives our daily lives, they stress that everyone can still register as a donor both safely and efficiently. Here’s how: ·      Online 24/7 at www.donatelifeky.org ·      At the Kentucky Online Gateway website at http://bit.ly/kyonlinegateway, . . .

March 16, 2020
Mar 16

Calloway County Circuit Clerk receives a Platinum Level Award from Donate Life Kentucky

Calloway County Circuit Court Clerk, Tom Grantz, has been honored for his volunteer efforts in promoting the mission of helping others through organ and tissue donation. Grantz was among fifteen Donate Life Ambassadors honored at a special dinner. The Platinum Award signifies the number of hours a volunteer has spent spreading the mission. He earned this award based on the number of hours he volunteered in 2019.  He works as a part-time deputy clerk with Calloway County Circuit Court Clerk Linda . . .

February 11, 2020
Feb 11


Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA) and Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life (KCCCTFL) announce that today marks a new day in the Commonwealth’s ongoing initiative to register more organ and tissue donors with the launch of an all-new online registration portal, now live at The Kentucky Online Gateway at https://kog.chfs.ky.gov . The new online registration –  the result of Kentucky’s groundbreaking Senate Bill 77, which was signed into law last year –  is an easy and secure process that enables residents to join . . .

September 30, 2019
Sep 30

Trust For Life’s 2019 High School Challenge Helps to Engage Students Statewide

Student groups across Kentucky will be participating in the 2019 High School Challenge sponsored by Kentucky Circuit Court Clerk’s Trust for Life (TFL) and Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA).   The participating high school groups can win prize money and individual students can apply for scholarship opportunities.  “The Donate Life 2019 High School Challenge is a chance for Kentucky students to learn about the importance of organ, cornea and tissue donation, along with sharing that message with others in their schools and . . .

July 3, 2019
Jul 3

Save The Date: Wednesday, July 17 Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life To Announce A New Generation Of Organ Donation Education Created For Generation Z & Beyond.

Partnering with Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA) and Louisville-based Marketing agency Power, this paradigm-shifting digital technology debuts mid-month WHAT: Trust for Life, the charitable arm of the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks, will hold a press conference to announce a revolutionary new digital platform to educate youngsters of all ages, and those beyond, to truly take part in support of lifesaving organ, eye and tissue donation. Along with Power, Trust For Life has created a technology that is way ahead . . .

June 28, 2019
Jun 28

Save the Date for the Legacy of Life 5k Walk/Run

THE KENTUCKY CIRCUIT COURT CLERKS’ TRUST FOR LIFE,KENTUCKY ORGAN DONOR AFFILIATES (KODA), AND UofL HOSPITAL PRESENT 10THANNUAL LEGACY OF LIFE 2019 5K RUN/WALK  Registration is now open for the 10thAnnual Legacy of Life 5k, on Saturday, September 14th at the new location, Our Lady of Lourdes on Breckenridge Lane in St. Matthews  WHAT:        UofL Hospital, The Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust for Life and Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA)will host its 10th Annual Legacy of Life 5k Run/Walk at Our Lady of . . .

May 13, 2019
May 13

Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life Announces Kentucky’s Organ Donation Registry Surpasses The 2 Million Mark

A milestone for the thousands of Kentuckians waiting on lifesaving donations During a riveting and at times emotional press conference held in Lexington this morning, Trust for Life, the charitable arm of the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ announced that the Commonwealth’s Organ Donation Registry now has over two million registrants. This is a major milestone for the nonprofit and its partner organizations, which all support lifesaving mission of organ, eye and tissue donation and education. “This is a monumental moment for the . . .

May 6, 2019
May 6

Save the Date: May 13 Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust for Life Non-profit will host a Press Conference for a Milestone Announcement

A history-making announcement on the heels of the passage of Kentucky Senate Bill 77 Organ Donor Registration Expansion Signed into Law by Governor Bevin in March WHAT: Trust for Life, the charitable arm of the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks, will hold a press conference to announce a truly historical moment for the nonprofit and its partner organizations, all of which support the lifesaving mission of organ, eye and tissue donation education. WHEN: Monday, May 13, 2019, 11:00 a.m. EDT WHERE: Embassy Suites by . . .