2016 Michael Pietroski Scholarship Program

The 2016 Michael Pietroski Scholarship Program is open. Applications are due by February 10, 2016. Download the application here.

Ways to Donate

  Make a Tax Deductible Donation MDFC is very grateful to its supporters. Tax deductible donations are much appreciated and will help us to continue our mission and further educate our community on the importance of eye, tissue, and organ donation. The MDFC conducts regular events to promote their mission and raise awareness regarding organ donation. Events, to […]

Our Mission


To bring donor families, recipients, and advocates together to help save lives through organ, tissue and eye donation awareness by honoring all donors. To date, the MDFC has given back over $150,000 to the organ donation community through sponsorships, events, and various programs in the State of Michigan to include the following: Provided College Scholarships […]

2016 A Tea for Life

Save the date for the 2016 A Tea for Life at the Townsend Hotel to be held on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Presented by the Michigan Donor Family Council.

2016 A Tea for LIFE FLYER

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A Tea for Life

Donor Stories

  • Rebecca Vogelsang

    Rebecca Vogelsang was 17 years old and a senior at Forest Hills Eastern High School.  She was a member of the National Honor Society and was accepted at the University of Michigan, where she was going to study medical research.  She was a ballet dancer starting at the age of 3, and danced in New […]

  • Kristen Michelle Joe

    Kristen Michelle Joe’s bright smile and cheerful personality warmed the hearts of those that knew her. Kristen enjoyed traveling, music, spending time with her family and friends and shopping, however her favorite pastime was reading. As a child she read so much while riding in the car she never paid attention to directions. Her favorite […]

  • Jan

    My mother, Jan, passed away from a brain aneurysm on Mother’s Day 2014.  We called her the ‘miracle woman’ as she not only survived, but rehabilitated and went back to work full time after three brain surgeries 21 years prior. Whenever we would discuss organ donation she would always laugh and say “who the heck […]

  • Mike Candela

    Mike was a kind, loving, chopper riding, fishing, hunting, never miss an event, life of the party kind of guy!!! He had a way of making everybody in his life feel loved and important. It didn’t matter if it was a christening for a baby or an all night  party with friends. Mike was the first to […]

  • Angela Yvonne Griggs

    My daughter Angela Yvonne Griggs was known for her loving and giving spirit. She believed in helping others; especially those she felt could not help themselves.   Many of her friends recall that she was so willing to help others that she would borrow from a person that had to give to someone that had not.   In […]