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 . . .

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 . . .

November 12, 2019
Nov 12

2019 National Donor Sabbath Focuses on Hope and Community

Louisville, KY. November 12, 2019, Every November, Donate Life America leads the country in observing National Donor Sabbath, a three-day observance that provides faith leaders an opportunity to bring the Donate Life message and cause of organ, eye and tissue donation to their congregations and communities. National Donor Sabbath seeks to include the days of worship (Friday-Sunday) for faith communities of major religions practiced in the United States. This year, National Donor Sabbath will be celebrated on November 15-17th.  During National Donor Sabbath, communities of faith participate in services and programs to educate their members about the need for donation, the generosity of the gift and the importance of registering one’s decision to be an organ, . . .

November 2, 2019
Nov 2

Monday, Nov. 4th join us for a Social Media Chat:

KENTUCKY ORGAN DONOR AFFILIATES (KODA) & KENTUCKY CIRCUIT COURT CLERKS’ TRUST FOR LIFE SOCIAL MEDIA CHATDebunking the Myths of Organ Donation in Multicultural Communities Plus Overall Facts about Organ Donation  WHAT:         Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA) will host a social media chat in honor of National Donor Sabbath Month, a national observance that that seeks to engage all major religions in the United States. It is a time for congregations to learn more about the critical shortage, celebrate life and pray for those affected by . . .

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 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 . . .

February 5, 2019
Feb 5

Show your generous HEART on National Donor Day Feb 14th

February 14th is National Donor Day, which aims to serve as a reminder of the importance of discussing the lifesaving possibilities of organ and tissue donation.  Thanks to the Circuit Court Clerks of Kentucky, showing the heart on your driver’s license is the perfect way to start a conversation about love and legacy. Melissa Cardwell, Butler Co. Circuit Court Clerk said, “We encourage everyone to use National Donor Day to discuss organ donation with those closest to you.  Joining the . . .

November 12, 2018
Nov 12

Letter to the Editor: Monica Brown

November is a month of giving THANKS!  It is a time that many take the time to enjoy family and friends and to remember all the “Good Things” in their life!  Every November begins a new season of “giving,” and it is also a time that many around the world recognize as the “Donor Sabbath” month. During the National Donor Sabbath, faith leaders, donor families, transplant recipients, and donation and transplantation professionals participate in services and programs to increase awareness. . . .