St. Anthony Hospital, Swedish Medical Center, The Medical Center of Aurora, Medical Center of the Rockies and The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center have been recognized with Ending the Wait awards for outstanding achievements in facilitating the gift of life in Colorado.
“We are so proud of our daughter and hold her memory high in our hearts. Though nothing will ever replace our dear Eva, we do take solace in the fact that her loving spirit gave new life to six others.”
"I am so humbled and grateful to the generous individual and family members who made these healthy additional years possible for me, and I work every day to be take good care of my body and be as kind to everyone as I can, to be worthy of this spectacular gift."
"Jake always made the choice to live, to love and to laugh. It is by the grace of God, the love of family and friends and the compassion of complete strangers, that we survived losing him...I choose to keep Jake's spirit alive by facing each day just as he would have."
“Sometimes I listen to Gabriel’s heart beat through a stethoscope as he sleeps and have that profound feeling of knowing if it weren’t for someone making the decision to donate life, I would not have my son.” -Lisa, Gabriel's mom
“I would love to meet the family of my donor. I would hug them and tell them thank you for the gift they gave to me...I want to reassure others that donating tissue is lifesaving, not just life changing.”
“My son Tyler’s gifts will continue to give a better life to so many people; and knowing this has done so much for our family.”
“Thanks to my brother and living donor Harold, I can say I have had a healthy kidney with no rejection episodes for the past 13 consecutive years.”
Donor Alliance and the entire donation and transplantation community are very proud to unveil a new marketing campaign for the Donate Life Colorado and Donate Life Wyoming donor registries themed "My Hero Said Yes!"
Colorado donor mom Amy Johnson is gearing up to join 29 others from around the country as a float rider aboard the twelfth annual Donate Life Float in the nationally televised Rose Parade on January 1 in Pasadena, CA. The 2015 Donate Life float will inspire viewers worldwide to save and heal lives through organ, eye and tissue donation.