Join us December 16 from 1 – 4 p.m. for “Praises of Hope”- a gospel showcase featuring BET’s Sunday Best season 5 finalist and Mississippi native Ashford Sanders. Praises of Hope will focus on the lifesaving and life healing gifts of organ, eye, and tissue donation.
The showcase will also feature local praise groups as well as Mississippians sharing their stories about the gifts of donation! This event is free to the public. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.
Singers and praise dancers interested in participating may contact Becky Pierson at (601) 933-1000.
Jonathan Laird of Brookhaven, Mississippi received a lifesaving gift of a liver transplant before he was a year old.
Barney McKee of Brandon, Mississippi received a lifesaving gift from an anonymous donor that gave him new life. Now he promotes organ donation every chance he gets to pay his gift forward.
A compilation of Monday’s Miracle stories from 2011, telling the story of organ donation through the donor families and recipients.
Annie Lucious and Brook Williams are Family Care Specialist for the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency. This edition of Monday’s Miracle talks about their experiences in dealing with families and donation.
This is the story of Katina Lang-Jenkins from Jackson, Mississippi who spent four years on dialysis before receiving the gift of a new kidney.
Fred Robinson, Jr. of McComb, Mississippi suffered a stroke at the age of 18. His family decided that he would give the Gift of Life through donation. Ira Berry was one of the recipients of Fred’s incredible gifts.
Lonzo Silas of Indianola, Mississippi was dealing with a failing heart. After two years on a waiting list he was given a second chance at life through donation thanks to Willie Hart, Jr. and his caring family.
2010 Miss Mississippi Sarah Beth James of Madison, Mississippi, talks about her upcoming Miss America pageant and her commitment to the cause of organ donation
A compilation of Monday’s Miracle stories from 2010, telling the story of organ donation through the donor families and recipients.