"When I see the brightest star in the night sky, I think of my Angel." Agnes, Kidney Recipient
Foundation Overview & Mission
The LifeShare Foundation was established to support the activities and initiatives of LifeShare of Oklahoma to help save more lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. The Foundation will serve to extend LifeShare’s philanthropic outreach in the community and will give LifeShare the opportunity to build partnerships across the state. The Foundation will also give those effected by donation an outlet in their donation journey whether they are a donor family, recipient, recipient family or a community member.
The focus of the Foundation is awareness of organ, eye and tissue donation, support of transplant recipients, including those waiting, and donor families, and research in donation.
The Foundation was established in 2017 to create programs focused on securing contributions, gifts, grants, bequests of real or personal property, from individuals, foundations, partnerships, associations, governmental bodies or public or private corporations, for the benefit of LifeShare of Oklahoma.
The values of the Foundation center on raising and managing funds with the highest level of respect and integrity. We will ensure that the Foundation merits the trust of the general public, contributors and prospective contributors to support our organization with full confidence. (See Donor Bill of Rights.)
As an independent organization, the purpose of the Foundation is to serve as a partner to LifeShare of Oklahoma by generating awareness, support and research for donation. The Foundation will accomplish its work through a comprehensive approach to philanthropy, education, marketing, communications and branding. The following organizational clarity will serve as the overall strategy for the Foundation.
Core Purpose: We generate awareness, support and research for donation. Business Definition: We conduct philanthropic and development outreach. Strategic Anchors: People, Relationships, Impact Core Values: Professional, Compassionate, Eager