More than 1,000 attend event that memorializes donors and commemorates their gifts of life PITTSBURGH, June 4, 2017 – Today, at its 24th annual A Special Place ceremony, the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) paid tribute to 237 heroes — the organ, tissue and cornea donors who gave the gift of life in […]

Bruno Mastroianni chosen as Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Nonprofit CIO of the Year Pittsburgh, April 6, 2017 –  The Center for Organ Recovery & Education’s Bruno Mastroianni was recently honored as the Pittsburgh Technology Council 2017 Nonprofit Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Year. Mr. Mastroianni headed up the implementation of a bar code inventory solution […]

More than 50 area events planned throughout April to raise awareness Pittsburgh, March 31, 2017 – More than 118,000 people are waiting for an organ transplant nationally, including more than 3,000 in the Center for Organ Recovery & Education’s (CORE) coverage area. Throughout April, National Donate Life Month, CORE, and its hospital and community partners […]

– Community Health Centers across the state to participate – Charleston, W.Va., March 17, 2017 – Donate Life West Virginia and the West Virginia Rural Health Association will join forces to raise awareness about the importance of organ, tissue and cornea donation. The joint program – Caring, Hope, Commitment – launches today. The organizations will […]

PITTSBURGH, March 17, 2017 – The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) and the Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers (PACHC) are collaborating to raise awareness about the life-affirming power of organ, tissue and cornea donation. The Caring, Hope, Commitment program launches today and will highlight donor stories, such as Mikaela Alt, who at […]

– Event at State Capitol Raises Awareness among Legislators – Charleston, W.Va., March 3, 2017 – At 5 months old Maren Foster was diagnosed with a rare liver disease called biliary atresia. She received a life-saving liver transplant three months later. Now 3, Maren loves playing in her play kitchen and her family enjoys her […]

– CORE announces nearly 15 percent increase in donors – PITTSBURGH, Jan. 9, 2017 – The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE), a federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organization (OPO) serving Pennsylvania, West Virginia and parts of New York, achieved a significant milestone in 2016 with a nearly 15 percent increase in donors (237) […]

– CORE holds floragraph decorating and dedication events Dec. 8 and Dec. 13 – Pittsburgh, Dec. 8, 2016 – Jasmine “Nicole” Moore was engaged to be married and only 26 years old when her life was cut short in a tragic car accident in September 2012. As an organ, tissue and cornea donor her legacy […]

– Ceremony recognizes West Virginia hospitals for increasing donation awareness – CHARLESTON, W.Va., Dec. 6, 2016 – Donate Life West Virginia is honoring 29 hospitals and health systems throughout the state that have gone above and beyond to build a culture of donation within their facilities. “The work and cooperation between the West Virginia Hospital […]

–Dr. Hall McGee IV to lead CORE’s corneal transplant program – Pittsburgh, November 21, 2016 – The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) has appointed Dr. Hall McGee IV as medical director of its Eye Division. In this role, Dr. McGee will lead CORE’s corneal transplant program as well as foster strategic and collaborative […]

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