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National Blue & Green Day

On Friday, April 12th, supporters of organ, eye and tissue donation across the United States will celebrate National Blue & Green Day as part of National Donate Life Month! Use this opportunity to illuminate your support of organ, eye and tissue donation and encourage your family, friends, coworkers and schoolmates to do the same. This year, it’s as simple as changing a light bulb!blue_light_bulb_illumination_project_donate_life_month_april_blue_and_green_day

  • How do I light up in support of organ, eye and tissue donation?

Hospitals and other local partners across the region will light up in support of National Donate Life Month and you can too! Just change your normal outdoor lights with some blue and green ones to join in the fun. The light bulbs are easy to find at your local stores and for under $5, its a great way to show your support of donation and transplantation. Share a picture with us on social media to help raise awareness and give hope to the 2,000 people waiting for a lifesaving organ transplants in Colorado and Wyoming.

  • How do I share on social media?

Use the hashtag #ShowYourHeart and #Blue&GreenDay. Take pictures of your lights and share them with us on Donate Life Colorado’s Facebook or Donate Life Wyoming’s Facebook. We are excited to see blue and green lights shining bright in neighborhoods all across our region! 

  • blue light pictureWhere can I find blue and green light bulbs for under $5?
    • WalMart
    • Kmart
    • Amazon
    • Most local grocery stores
    • Most local hardware stores

National Blue & Green Day is a great opportunity to show your support for organ, eye and tissue donation! If you have questions about donation, you can learn the facts here. Sign-up to be an organ, eye and tissue donor anytime online at Donate Life Colorado or Donate Life Wyoming.