Category Archives: Donation and Transplantation in the News

  1. Video: Kate Geer – 2017 Rose Parade Float Rider

    We’re honored to have Kate Geer and her family represent us at the Tournament of Roses Rose Parade​. Kate will travel from Grand Junction to ride on the Donate Life Rose Parade Float​ on Monday, January 2 in honor of her husband Derek Geer, a Mesa County Sheriff’s Deputy who was killed in the line… Read More

    Donation and Transplantation in the News, Donor Alliance in the Community, Donor Family Stories, Events/Observances, Uncategorized
  2. Eric Studesville, a coach for the Denver Broncos, offers much more than running back advice

    Eric Studesville running back coach for the Denver Broncos, and Jackie Prybella, the fiancé of a donor who passed away in April 2015, shared their powerful stories with 9News and spoke about how they are working with Donor Alliance to raise awareness for organ, eye and tissue donation. You can watch the full interview below… Read More

    Donation and Transplantation in the News, Donor Alliance in the Community
  3. Natrona County DA speaks about his heart transplant

    Natrona County, Wyoming District Attorney Michael Blonigen is ready to speak about the life-saving gift he received last fall. Suffering from multiple heart complications after undergoing bypass surgery, stints and even a pacemaker, Blonigen was told by his doctors that his heart was only working at 10% capacity and that he would need a life-saving… Read More

    Donation and Transplantation in the News, Donor Family Stories, Events/Observances, Transplant Recipient Stories
  4. Colorado Springs organ donor’s family honored at “National Donate Life Month” ceremony

    Every year, countless lives in Southern Colorado are saved and improved through the gift of life: organ, eye and tissue donation. Penrose-St. Francis Health Services held their flag raising ceremony on Thursday, April 21st to honor organ, eye and tissue donors, families and recipients and observe April as National Donate Life Month. Among the crowd… Read More

    Donation and Transplantation in the News, Donor Family Stories, Events/Observances