COMMUNITY EVENTS

Kidney Health Matters II Speakers

February 4, 2023
Somone Washington
Myths & Misconceptions
Kidney Transplant Story
Teresa Haywood, RN
Living Kidney Donor & EMAT Ambassador
Doris Harrison, RN
How to Get Listed For a Kidney Transplant
Tonya Hart
Peritoneal Dialysis/Paired Kidney Exchange
Thalisa Adkins
Kidney Transplant Story
George Franklin
The Oldest and Longest Living African American in the Nation with his Deceased Donor Kidney
Amanda Stokes
Dialysis Best Practices

Kidney Health Matters II

February 4, 2023

National Donor Sabbath

November 13, 2022

GlobalJax Open World Ukraine Transplant Professionals & EMAT

October 19, 2022

Mayo Community Health Hub

October 12, 2022

National Minority Donor Awareness Month Celebration

Friday, August 5, 2022

2nd  Annual Juneteenth Freedom Day

Saturday, June 18th, 2022

Spreading Awareness

Friday, June 17th, 2022

Welcome to Our Community Event

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Positively Jax

January 2022

Treat-A-Ween

Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021

Black Expo

Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021

Scoops Fundraiser/ Flash Drive

September, 2021

ProTalk Prostate Cancer Sidewalk-Walk

Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021

Because of Organ Donation

April 2021

Because of Organ Donation is a book that shares stories about the impact of organ donation. Each story is written by either the living donor, recipient or donor family. ShirLey Scott Brill, President/Founder of Educating Minorities About Transplants, Inc has included her story and all proceeds from her book sales will benefit persons within the transplant community with specific needs.

To pre-order the book or place an order after the release date of April 23 email ShirLey Brill at emat.inc185@gmail.com or call (904) 415-4236 for more information.

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020

Julington Baptist Church Health Fair

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020

MLK Brunch sponsored by COLOR OF CHANGE

Spreading awareness about the importance of organ donation and sharing information about organ transplants.
Saturday, August 19, 2019

Back To School Giveaway

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Health Disparities Summit

Wonderful HEALTH DISPARITIES SUMMIT presented by The First Coast Black Nurses Association.

Thank you for allowing Educating Minorities About Transplants Inc (EMAT) to be a part.

Annual Events

February 14

National Donor Day

National Donor Day is a time to focus on all types of donation – organ, eye, tissue, blood, platelets and marrow -by participating in blood/marrow drives or donor registration events. It is also a day to recognize our loved ones who have given the gift of donation, have received a donation, are currently waiting or did not receive an organ in time.

APRIL

National Donate Life Month
Blue & Green Day

AUGUST 1 to 7

National Minority Donor Awareness Week

NOVEMBER

National Donor Sabbath Observance

Friday-Sunday, two weekends before Thanksgiving.