"We are so grateful to our donor's family. Because of his gift, I get to kiss a miracle every day."
"The decision to remove Liam's ventilator was the most difficult decision we have ever had to make. However, when we were approached with the news that Liam could be a heart donor, we made the decision to donate without hesitation."
"I am so completely grateful to the family, who in a time of extreme sadness and grief was willing to show such compassion,"
"Going through with the surgery was the best thing I could have ever done, and I even grew three inches after the procedure. I think it’s safe to say that if I didn’t receive donor bone, I would be living a completely different life."
“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.”
Save the date! The 2016 Donation Ambassador Workshop will take place on Tuesday, October 11th from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the Medical Center of the Rockies. This clinically-focused class is designed for ICU/OR nurses, RT’s and other health care providers. Registration is free! Click here to register!
Registration for the 2016 Donor Dash 5K is open! You can register either as an individual or a team. Team registration closes Sunday, July 10 at midnight! Click here and register today!
All of us at Donor Alliance would like to thank everyone who helped make April another incredible National Donate Life Month! In April, Donate Life Colorado and Donate Life Wyoming joined celebrations across the country to help encourage residents in both states to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to honor those that have saved lives through the gift of donation.