The 5th Annual Outlive Yourself Awards celebrates incredible individuals who have made an extraordinary impact in their community and truly embody the ‘Outlive Yourself’ spirit by giving back to others. This special evening honors the lives of inspiring individuals and celebrates the future of organ donation and transplantation in North Texas.
Proceeds raised will support our mission to invest in community education, care for organ donor families and transplant recipients, and advance transplant science. You can read more about the Foundation here.
2020 Event Chairs
Carmen and Lance White
Lance and Carmen White are residents of Hickory Creek, Texas and have been involved with The Outlive Yourself Foundation for several years. Lance is the President of Green Eagle Roofing and Construction and is very involved with the University of North Texas, where he serves on the Alumni board, and as President of the Letterman’s Association for many years. Carmen is the owner of Lake Dallas Family Medicine in Lake Dallas, Texas and is an avid volunteer for many North Texas communities providing health care services to those in need.
In 2011, Carmen unexpectedly experienced the loss of her first husband, David. At that time with her two sons, Chase and Colton, she decided to donate David’s organs so that other families could be spared the sadness and pain of losing a loved one. The Whites also have several close friends who have received or been given the gift of life through organ donation. Two years ago, Lance’s friend of 30 years received a heart transplant and lived to see the birth of his first granddaughter this fall. Another friend received a life-changing kidney transplant, and one of Carmen’s best friends, Meg Bacino, a former Outlive Yourself Award recipient, donated her kidney to her son, Nick.
Being surrounded by these many lives transformed by the giving or receiving of an organ has significantly impacted the Whites and their support of organ donation and involvement with The Outlive Yourself Foundation.