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Scarf & Tie contest winner is MD Institute College of Art student

BALTIMORE, MD (January 16, 2013) — Donate Life Maryland, in partnership with The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland and Washington Regional Transplant Community, is pleased to announce that Anne Lee, a junior pursuing her BFA at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) has created the winning scarf and tie design to be produced for distribution during National Donate Life Month in April 2013. Chosen by a panel of judges, Ms. Lee won $500 and will be featured in Donate Life Maryland’s, The Living Legacy Foundation’s and Washington Regional Transplant Community’s quarterly newsletter as well as on social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, WordPress blog). The design may also be used for future Living Legacy Foundation, Washington Regional Transplant Community and Donate Life Maryland campaigns supporting organ, eye and tissue donation.

“Organ donors are heroes in disguise. I thought it’d be a fun way to raise awareness about organ donation and Donate Life Maryland's valiant 'superhero' efforts to raise awareness about organ donation,” explains Ms. Lee, who is a proud organ donor wonderful opportunity to contribute her work to Her whimsical design will be worn by various community partners including Maryland media personnel, local dignitaries, civic and community leaders during Donate Life month in April and beyond.

Donate Life Maryland Executive Director Libby Wolfe states that “it only takes one donor to save or enhance the lives of up to 50 people, but many people choose not to designate themselves as donors because they don’t know enough about donation. This accessory design provides us with another vehicle to expand our statewide call to action for residents to be designated donors.”

(BALTIMORE, MD) August 13, 2012 - The Board of Directors for Donate Life Maryland, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing donor designations throughout the State of Maryland, is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth (Libby) Wolfe as Executive

Director. Ms. Wolfe steps into the role most recently held by Natalie Benavides, who has moved on to the Director of Hospital Services with New York Organ Donor Network.

Ms. Wolfe’s experience as a Project Manager with The Living Legacy Foundation, an organization that has long worked in tandem with Donate Life Maryland, to establish and maintain key relationships with the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration to increase donor designation, develop programs to increase public awareness of organ, eye and tissue donation and create internal and external communications to shareholders, made her the ideal candidate for the position.

Donate Life Maryland Board Member Patricia Murphy cites that “Libby’s breadth of work within the world of advertising, marketing and public relations coupled with her experience to implement strategies to bolster education and participation through The Living Legacy Foundation makes her appointment a win-win for Donate Life Maryland as well as its partners across the state. Knowing how the process works plus having a passion for the cause is paramount to continuing our work.”

Ms. Wolfe is a graduate of Towson University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Communications.

Jan 2013

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