Transplant Games 2014

Team Mid-South (click image to enlarge)TGA-board


Team Mid-South 2014 that went to the games!

Team Mid-South, comprised of local organ and transplant recipients, a living donor and a donor mom were winners at the recent Transplant Games of America (TGA) held in Houston, Texas. The team of 16 won 10 medals (6 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze). Team members’ lives have been changed and transformed as a result of their transplants. They competed in a variety of sports including cycling, swimming track and field, ballroom dancing, golf, basketball, poker, corn hole toss, etc. The TGA is a biennial event held in the U.S. to recognize the tremendous accomplishments of individuals whose lives have been affected by organ and tissue donation. Team Mid-south was sponsored by the Mid-South Transplant Foundation and in part by Methodist Transplant Institute, the Baptist Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support Center and other community supporters.