MORA Seeks Tissue Recovery Coordinator



September 20, 2022

Hours – Full Time “On Call” position with flexible nights and weekends

Education and work experience

· Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or Business or Associate degree preferred.

· Qualifications as Licensed Practical Nurse, OR/Surgical Tech, EMT, Paramedic, Mortician or …



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MORA Scholarship Application is Now Open

September 8, 2022

Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency will present seven scholarships totaling $11,265 to graduating seniors in 2023.

The agency is offering three memorial scholarships from donated funds raised by donor families in memory of their loved one who gave the Gift of …

The Gift of 30 Years

July 14, 2022

One day before he turned seven months old, Jonathan Laird was given 24 hours to live. His parents, James and Alma, were at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha praying for a miracle for their baby boy, who was dealing …

Sportsmen, Sportswomen Can Now Register to Donate Via Hunting, Fishing License

July 1, 2022

As of Friday, July 1, 2022, Mississippians now have a new way to register their wishes to be organ, eye and tissue donors. Donate Life Mississippi (DLMS) and Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks (MSDWFP) joined forces to get …

Governor Signs Organ Donor Law Via Hunting, Fishing License

June 24, 2022

We are excited to share that Mississippians now have a new way to register their wishes to be organ, eye, and tissue donors. Donate Life Mississippi (DLMS) and Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks (MSDWFP) joined forces to get …

MORA Statement on Meridian Police Officer Kennis Croom

June 10, 2022

FLOWOOD—Meridian Police Officer Kennis Croom, who was killed in the line of duty responding to a domestic violence call on Thursday, June 9th, was a registered organ, eye and tissue donor. On Friday, June 10th, Officer Croom was …

2021-22 Scholarship Winners Announced

May 25, 2022

Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) recently announced its 2021-2022 scholarship winners.

MORA is presenting three memorial scholarships from donated funds raised by donor families in memory of their loved one who gave the Gift of Life: the Allie Carruth Memorial …

New MORA Commercial Highlights Choosing Donation

January 13, 2022

MS Department of Public Safety Registers One Million Organ and Tissue Donors

January 11, 2022

Jackson, MS – January 11, 2022: The number of Mississippians who have registered to be organ and tissue donors through the Department of Public Safety has reached a major milestone – one million donor registrations!

“Our partnership with Donate …

Donate Life Mississippi Recognizes DPS “Donate Life Champions”

December 1, 2021


December 1, 2021

JACKSON—Donate Life Mississippi annually recognizes Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS) examiners and stations for their outstanding partnership in saving and healing lives by registering Mississippians as organ, eye, and tissue donors. Donate Life Mississippi recently awarded …

MORA Recognizes Hospital and Community Partners with Annual Spero Awards

August 17, 2021

The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency’s (MORA) Spero Awards recognize community and hospital partners that make organ, eye, and tissue donation a reality for those in need of life-saving and healing transplants. The word Spero is Latin for “hope,” chosen to …

MORA Applauds AOPO’s 50,000 Organ Transplants by 2026 Campaign that Focuses on Improving System and Saving More Lives

May 11, 2021

JACKSON, MS—the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) applauds and supports the newly announced Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) groundbreaking effort to reach 50,000 organ transplants annually by 2026. The goal represents a 50% increase over current annual figures …

MORA Scholarship Application Period Now Open

September 24, 2020

MORA will present seven scholarships totaling $11,265 to graduating seniors in 2021 including: the Allie Carruth Memorial Scholarship ($5,000), the Walker Wilbanks Memorial Scholarship ($2,265), and the Matthew Gaskin Memorial Scholarship ($1,000). MORA will also offer two $1,000 scholarships: the …

Make Your Voice Heard in Support of Organ, Eye, and Tissue Donation

August 25, 2020

Dear MORA supporter,

Please join our campaign to encourage the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address concerns with proposed metrics governing Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs), which would drastically impact the organ donation process and potentially result in …

MORA Recognizes Hospital and Community Partners with Annual Spero Awards

August 11, 2020

The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency’s Spero Awards recognize community and hospital partners that make organ, eye, and tissue donation a reality for those in need of life-saving and healing transplants. The word Spero is Latin for “hope,” chosen to reflect …

Live Life. Give Life.- Brooke Lillie’s Story

November 20, 2019

My name is Brooke Lillie. When I was 15 months old I received the Gift of Life…a new heart. Today, almost 23 years later, I am living to tell my story.

When I was only 13 months old I was …

MORA to Host Volunteer Training in Tupelo

May 3, 2016

The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency is hosting a Donate Life Ambassador volunteer training to be held at Midtown Pointe (formerly Gloster Creek Mall), 499 Gloster Creek Village, Tupelo, Mississippi, on Tuesday, February 16th from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. If …