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  1. Staff Spotlight: Keenan Heyde

    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: Keenan Heyde Position: Donation Consultant Years at Donor Alliance: 13 years Why you… Read More

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  2. Meet NASCAR Driver Joey Gase at the Denver Auto Show!

    Donate Life Colorado is proud to partner with NASCAR driver, and organ, eye and tissue donation advocate, Joey Gase, to encourage Colorado residents to Show Your Heart for National Donate Life Month this April. Visit the Donate Life Colorado booth at the Denver Auto Show from April 5-9 to Show Your Heart for organ, eye and… Read More

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  3. Celebrate National Donor Day on February 14th

    Observed annually on February 14th, National Donor Day aims to raise awareness of the lifesaving benefits of organ, eye and tissue donation while reminding us of the importance of discussing the topic with loved ones. Here in Colorado and Wyoming there are over 2,500 patients on the waiting list to receive a lifesaving organ transplant, and… Read More

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  4. Donor Alliance 2016 Year in Review

    Last year was another remarkable year for organ and tissue donation and transplantation in Colorado and Wyoming with 139 generous organ donors making 424 lifesaving transplants possible. Donor Alliance, the federally designated non-profit organization that facilitates organ and tissue donation in Colorado and most of Wyoming, also worked with the families of a record 1,710… Read More

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  5. Hospital 101: Donation Ambassador Workshop

    By Kim Robuck, Hospital Development Manager Last year, 151 critical care nurses, respiratory therapists, and other professionals key to the donation process attended a Donor Alliance ambassador training workshop. Hospital ambassadors are provided with in depth education on all aspects of the organ donation process, from the referral through organ & tissue recovery. Following the… Read More

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  6. Advocate Spotlight: Cary Galvin

    Donor Alliance volunteers and advocates are the heart and soul of our efforts to inspire and inform our community about the importance of registering as organ, eye and tissue donors in Colorado and Wyoming. Each of our volunteers and advocates has their own unique and inspiring story to tell. This month, we are featuring Cary… Read More

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  7. “My Hero Said Yes!”

    You may have seen our “My Hero Said Yes!” transplant recipients sharing their stories around Colorado and Wyoming. These “My Hero Said Yes!” stories are a localized representation of the lifesaving impact of organ, eye and tissue donation. Each sign, poster or television spot that you have seen tells the inspiring, real-life story of a… Read More

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  8. Celebrating the Gift of Life This Holiday Season

    This time of year, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holidays and forget to take a moment to be grateful for what you have. As the sister of an organ donor who passed away in 2004, I like to take time around the holidays to remember my sister’s… Read More

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  9. 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

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  10. Casper Coyotes Host Donate Life Weekend

    Donor Alliance teamed up with the Casper Coyotes hockey team this year for the first ever Donate Life Weekend to promote Donate Life Wyoming – the organ, eye and tissue registry for Wyoming. It was an action packed weekend as the Coyotes took on their rivals from the south, the Colorado Eagles. Fans with hearts on… Read More

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  11. “Gift of Life” Balloon Dazzles at Parade of Lights

    On December 2nd and 3rd, donor families and recipients came together to celebrate the Gift of Life at the 42nd Annual 9News Parade of Lights in Downtown Denver. Donor Alliance’s Gift of Life balloon delighted the crowd! Surrounded by donor families, recipients and their families, the Parade of Lights and our balloon is a touching… Read More

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  12. 2016 Cheyenne Christmas Parade – Celebrating the Gift of Life

    The Donate Life Wyoming float made its debut in the Cheyenne Christmas Parade on Saturday, November 26, 2016. A festive group of organ recipients, living donors, donor families and friends came together to ring in the holiday season and celebrate organ, eye and tissue donation. Among the group was a heart recipient from Cheyenne and his donor… Read More

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  13. Video: Babette – Donor Mother

    Even at a young age, Babette’s daughter Brianna knew that she wanted to save lives. Because of Brianna and her family’s heroic decision, lives have been saved! You can be a hero too. Register as an organ, eye and tissue donor at the driver’s license office or online today at DonateLifeColorado.org!  

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  14. Faith and Donation

    Many religions consider organ donation to be a priceless gift and give their full support. Other religions leave the choice to the individual and fully support that decision. In Judaism, it is considered a great mitzvah and an honor to give the gift of life through organ donation. Followers of Islam are not only permitted… Read More

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