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Taylor’s Gift celebrates Donate Life Month with colorful new releases

Taylor's Gift celebrates Donate Life Month with colorful new releases

April 3, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor Paint, share, go. In these three simple steps, anyone can help the Taylor’s Gift Foundation celebrate National Donate Life Month. April is National Donate Life Month, a special time dedicated to the awareness and celebration of organ donation. This year, Taylor’s Gift has taken this opportunity to create an eas...

People Magazine honors Storches for Taylor’s Gift

People Magazine honors Storches for Taylor's Gift

March 20, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor Flip to page 122 of People Magazine’s January 2013 issue to see the faces of Coppell’s very own Todd and Tara Storch, founders of the nonprofit Taylor’s Gift Foundation in the “Heroes Among Us” section. The well-known locals have been on the radar since the launch of Taylor’s Gift in March 2010 after their 13-year-old dau...

Hometown Hero race heats up

October 14, 2011

By Christina Burke Staff Writer There are only four days left to vote for the second annual Hometown Hero, brought to you by the Public Service Academy at CHS. The Hometown Hero project is put together by high school students, and is set up to honor very special people in our town. Like last year,...

Golf tournament held for the Taylor’s Gift Foundation

Golf tournament held for the Taylor's Gift Foundation

September 19, 2011

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer As golfers and volunteers arrived on Friday for the second annual Taylor’s Gift golf tournament at Brookhaven Country Club, a poster with all the recipients of Taylor Storch’s organs reminded them why they are supporting such an important cause. On March 15, ...

Organization rallies around student awaiting kidney transplant

January 10, 2011

Mary Whitfill Features Editor When Coppell Middle School East student Taylor Storch died in a skiing accident last spring, her parents were forced to make a decision with the potential to dramatically impact the lives of many. Finding the sliver of hope in a seemingly dark situation, parents...

Memories grow at Storch memorial

May 21, 2010

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer Video by Drake McWhorter After losing one of their most beloved students, Coppell Middle School East has built an on-campus memorial site for eighth grader Taylor Storch. An oak tree, known as Taylor's Tree, was planted in the center of a student-designed garde...

Coppell students wear blue in honor of Taylor Storch

April 19, 2010

by Divya Kumar News Editor In memory of thirteen year old Taylor Storch, eighth grader at Coppell Middle School East, students around the Coppell school district are wearing blue today. Due to the fact that today is Taylor's birthday, a series of occurences are set to take place in order to honor...

Storch’s memory lives on with Taylor’s Gift

April 15, 2010

by Divya Kumar News Editor On March 15, 13-year-old Coppell Middle School East eighth grader Taylor Storch passed away in a tragic skiing accident in Colorado while vacationing with her family. A kind, athletic and giving girl, Taylor’s warm spirit touched the lives of many. Even now, Taylor’s...