What’s Next?

Because the trailer can only house one family at a time, is not handicapped accessible, and cannot support machines that recovering patients might need, TRIO is actively looking for land and funding to build a hospitality house modeled after Nora’s home.   Below are concept plans for the house.  How can you support TRIO and help make the hospitality […]

Grand Opening

Finally, after insurance was secured and the trailer is furnished, TRIO holds a Grand Opening for the trailer on June 17, 2016.  Helping John Henderson cut the ribbon are the twin sons of Carrie, the recipient of his daughter’s lungs.

TRIO meets a goal

In May 2015, TRIO received a grant from a foundation that focuses on patient-centered transplant programs.  That grant, and money from generous donors, allowed TRIO Central Texas to finalize the purchase of the RV in June.  The trailer accommodates up to four people.  With a ground lease from Scott & White Medical Center, TRIO was able to move the trailer to a space […]

Circle of Life Bike Tour

At the end of September 2014, TRIO helped host the Circle of Life Bike Tour as it traveled around Texas to promote organ and tissue donation awareness.  At this event TRIO unveiled plans to purchase an RV to provide temporary housing for transplant candidates and recipients who come to Scott and White Medical Center for […]

Meeting a Recipient

During August of 2014, three of our donor family members were able to meet the recipient of their loved one’s lungs.  This was an emotional meeting for all involved, but it has led to deep and lasting relationship as well as strong commitments from the donor family and the recipient’s family to accomplish goals planned […]

Road Trip to Nora’s Home

One of our first actions after the chapter was formed was to define goals for the group.  Aside from promoting donor awareness, we learned that there was a real need for temporary housing for patients and their caregivers who are awaiting a transplant or who must be near the hospital for an extended amount of time […]