Staff Spotlight: Alison Gillum
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: Alison Gillum Position: Community Relations Coordinator – WY Years at […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
Advocate Spotlight: Lucy Williamson
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 Lucy […]
Staff Spotlight: Cassie Hertert
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: Cassie Hertert Position: Technology Solutions Engineer Years at Donor Alliance: […]
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!
Video: I’m Registered! Now What?
So many times we speak to people who ask us, “I’ve registered as an organ, eye and tissue donor on my license. Now what?” There are so many ways you can help spread awareness about donation and transplantation! Here are a few ideas from us!
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 […]