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Donor Alliance: 2017 Year in Review

For Donor Alliance, 2017 was another remarkable year for organ and tissue donation and transplantation in Colorado and Wyoming with an incredible 407 lives saved through organ donation and transplantation. Donor Alliance also worked with a record 1,752 tissue donors and their families to recover the lifesaving and healing tissue that will provide bone and […]


Donate Life Rose Parade Float Wins Theme Award

Celebrating its 15th anniversary delivering the message of the power of organ, eye and tissue donation, the 2018 Donate Life Rose Parade Float took home a prestigious Tournament of Roses Parade Theme Award for exhibiting the most outstanding presentation of the Rose Parade theme of “Making a Difference”.


Coroner’s Corner: Q&A With Albany Co. WY Coroner Jennifer Graham

When did you know you wanted to become a coroner? I attempted to intern with the Albany County Coroner in 2003. When I met with Julie Heggie she ended up offering me a job. After watching her assist the families through these difficult times, I knew that this was something that I wanted to do. […]


Advocate Spotlight: Judy Thompson

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 Judy […]


Staff Spotlight: Joyleen Helcoski

diciembre 1, 2017 // Sin categorizar

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: Joyleen Helcoski Position: Aftercare Coordinator Years at Donor Alliance: 5 […]


Broncos Coach Takes Donate Life Message to the Field

Denver Broncos Coach Eric Studesville is showing his support for organ, eye and tissue donation by wearing these custom Donate Life Colorado shoes when the Broncos take on the Miami Dolphins in December 3rd. It’s part of the NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats” initiative designed to raise awareness for causes close to the players and […]


Donor Alliance honored for best practices in Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award categories

noviembre 20, 2017 // Sin categorizar

Donor Alliance was recognized for best practices within the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award categories of Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management (category 4) and Operations (category 6).


Video: Ellen Stoddard Keyes – Donor Mother

Have you ever donated a dollar or more to the Emily Keyes – John W. Buckner Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund? The fund bears the name of Ellen’s daughter Emily. In the midst of an unthinkable tragedy, Emily was able to donate the gift of sight. It’s a fact Ellen is very proud of. […]


Advocate Spotlight: Gaby Landeros

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 Gaby […]


Colorado Moves to Yes-Carryover Process for Organ, Eye and Tissue Donor Registry

septiembre 13, 2017 // Sin categorizar

Colorado is adopting the yes-carryover process for the state’s organ, eye and tissue donor registry with changes to the process beginning September 15, 2017. This process ensures that the rights and responsibilities of those who have made their decision to join the Colorado Donor Registry known are in line with current state law. When a […]


Video: Heart Recipient Writes Children’s Book

Receiving a heart transplant at just 2 years of age, Syriah wanted to give back. Working with her teacher at Northglenn High School, Syriah wrote a children’s book to help kids like her who were facing a transplant. Syriah presented that book along with others written by her classmates to the Transplant Center at Children’s […]


Advocate Spotlight: Noel Morris

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 Noel, […]