August, 2013National Minority Donor Awareness Week, celebrated annually on August 1-7, is a nationwide observance to educate minorities of the desperate need for donation and transplantation within the multicultural community and empower individuals of all ethnic backgrounds to designate their decision to Donate Life.
2013 Multicultural Potluck & Donor Registry Drive - Event Flyer
Radio Interview/PSA - Featuring Donor Wife, Tina Marie Mireles - PART 1
Radio Interview/PSA - Featuring Donor Wife, Tina Marie Mireles - PART 2
March, 2013Join San Antonio Eye Bank and Dr. Maverick of Focal Point Vision in the Donate Life: Flags Across America crusade. Ice cream and cookie social to follow.
Friday, March 15, 2013 1:30 pm Focal Point Vision 4775 Hamilton Wolfe Rd. San Antonio, TX
Donate Life: Flags Across America crusade - Event Flyer
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December, 2012Thanks to TBI/Tissue Banks International, the San Antonio Eye Bank became a Floragraph sponsor in the 2013 Donate Life Float "Journeys of the Heart" Featured on the Floragraph (floral portrait) was deceased Veteran, Robert Barrentine. Robert's wife, Michelle, along with RNs from Baptist Medical Center put the finishing touches on the Floragraph before it was shipped to California and placed on the Donate Life Float.
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October, 2012The San Antonio Eye Bank was one of the organizational members, key to hosting the 15th Annual Vital Alliance Donate Life Run/Walk. The 15th Celebration featured a Dove Release in honor of South Texas organ, cornea and tissue donors. Over 800 Donate Life professionals, donor families, transplant recipients, and advocates participated in the event.
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August, 2010The San Antonio Eye Bank recently celebrated the lives of those who gave the gift of sight, which included the display of our donor family quilt and cornea recipient testimonials. Donor families and cornea recipients joined together to memorialize their loved ones. See video here:
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October, 2009The San Antonio Eye Bank participated in the 12th Annual Vital Alliance 5K Run/Walk on October 24. Staff, supporters, donor families, and recipients joined together with other local transplant organizations to raise awareness of the importance of the gift of eye and tissue donation. See photos from the event here:
August, 2009The San Antonio Eye Bank recently celebrated the lives of those who gave the gift of sight a recent Donor Memorial, which included the display of our donor family quilt. Donor families and cornea recipients joined together to memorialize their loved ones. See video here:
July, 2009In July, the San Antonio Eye Bank recognized University Hospital as the 2008 Hospital of the Year. The SAEB recognized University Hospital for its outstanding support of eye and corneal donation that led to 75 individuals for giving the gift of sight. See video from the recognition ceremony here: