Category Archives: Donor Alliance in the Community

  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. Coloradans Celebrate Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation at 2016 9NEWS Parade of Lights

    This holiday season, Coloradans touched by organ, eye and tissue donation will be raising awareness for the cause and trying to inspire others to register at the 9News Parade of Lights. On December 2 and 3, nearly 50 Coloradans that have either had a family member become a donor, or who have received a transplant… Read More

    Donor Alliance in the Community, Donor Family Stories, Transplant Recipient Stories
  3. Teaching CO and WY Students the Importance of Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

    Students throughout Colorado and Wyoming are getting a new perspective on organ, eye and tissue donation and transplantation through Transplantation Science, an award-winning free program for 7th through 12th graders. The program gives students a better understanding of what it means to be a registered donor and how transplantation works. While Colorado and Wyoming have… Read More

    Donor Alliance in the Community, How Donation Works, How Transplantation Works
  4. Staff Spotlight: Noel Stout

    We’re so proud to work with each and every one of our staff members here at Donor Alliance. In our Staff Spotlight, we like to take a minute to let you learn more about who we are and why we work at Donor Alliance. Name: Noël Stout Position: Family Support Coordinator Years at Donor Alliance:… Read More

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  5. 2016 Ending the Wait Awards Honor Colorado Hospitals for Organ and Tissue Donation Achievements

    University of Colorado Hospital, Penrose Hospital, McKee Medical Center and Avista Adventist Hospital were recognized with Ending the Wait awards today for their outstanding achievements in facilitating the gift of life through organ and tissue donation in Colorado. The awards, now in their eighth year, are presented annually by Donor Alliance and the Colorado Hospital… Read More

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  6. Donor Alliance Reports on 2015 Successes

    Last month we published our annual report reflecting on key activities and successes of 2015.  One of our noteworthy accomplishments last year was receiving the Peak Performance Award from Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (RMPEx), a nonprofit helping organizations improve performance and achieve results. This is the highest level of excellence, as recognized by RMPEx, and… Read More

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  7. 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
  8. Staff Spotlight: Myrna Garcia

    We’re so proud to work with each and every one of our staff members here at Donor Alliance. In our Staff Spotlight, we like to take a minute to let you learn more about who we are and why we work at Donor Alliance. Name: Myrna Garcia Position: Family Support Coordinator Years at Donor Alliance:… Read More

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  9. Eric Studesville Partners with Donor Alliance to Raise Awareness for Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

    Eric Studesville, a coach for the Denver Broncos, has partnered with Donor Alliance to honor organ, eye and tissue donors, candidates, recipients and their families while also raising awareness for the cause. We are thrilled to have Eric’s support along with all of our advocates and volunteers that have been touched by donation. A passionate… Read More

    Donor Alliance in the Community, Living Donation
  10. HOSA Awards ‘Partner of the Year’ to Transplantation Science Program

    Colorado HOSA has chosen Donor Alliance as ‘Partner of the Year.’ HOSA-Future Health Professionals is a national career and technical student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and helps prepare middle, high school and post-secondary students to deliver compassionate, quality care in their future careers. Donor Alliance has been active at HOSA’s conferences… Read More

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  11. Transplant recipient letter to the editor: Celebrate National Donate Life Month

    We thank Nieves, of Alamosa, for sharing her heartfelt advocacy for the cause of organ, eye and tissue donation with her hometown newspaper, The Valley Courier, earlier this month. Nieves is a liver transplant recipient; read her message: Letter: Celebrate National Donate Life Month this April at Alamosa Tree Planting After being diagnosed with kidney… Read More

    Donor Alliance in the Community, Events/Observances, Transplant Recipient Stories
  12. Donor Alliance Named a 2016 Top Workplace In Colorado By The Denver Post

    Donor Alliance has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Denver Post for the third consecutive year. The notable list is ranked solely on employee feedback in a survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment,… Read More

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  13. Coroner’s Corner: Jill Romann, Douglas County

    Elected in November 2014, Jill Romann is serving her first term as Douglas County Coroner. Prior to being elected, she served as Chief Deputy Coroner under the previous Douglas County Coroner. Jill’s career spans more than 24 years as a board certified Medicolegal Death Investigator (MDI) working in both urban and regional medical examiner’s and… Read More

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