Esenciales de la Donación
How Many Lives Can One Organ Donor Save? Impact of Organ Donation
How Many Lives Can One Organ Donor Save? Did you know that ONE organ donor can save up to eight lives and ONE tissue donor can save and heal up to 75 lives? Amazingly, every organ and tissue donation has the potential to profoundly touch the recipient and their loved ones. The act of donating […]
Amor y Solidaridad entre Hermanas. La historia de Guadalupe Kerr, Receptora de Trasplante de Riñón.
Pasar de no tener síntomas a necesitar un trasplante de órganos Guadalupe nació en Lima, Perú y en el año 2010 vino a vivir a Casper, Wyoming. Ella nunca en su vida tuvo síntomas de enfermedad renal crónica hasta que por una casualidad, al hacerse un examen para obtener su seguro médico a través de […]
Transplantation Science: Aprendiendo sobre la ciencia de la donación de órganos, ojos y tejidos
Transplantation Science: Aprendiendo sobre la ciencia de la donación de órganos, ojos y tejidos Estamos a pocos días de que los estudiantes y profesores de Colorado y Wyoming vuelvan a la escuela. Con la vuelta a las clases, Donor Alliance espera inspirar y educar a los estudiantes de nuestras comunidades mediante la continuación de nuestro […]
Multicultural Groups and Donation: Does Race Matter in Organ Transplants?
Understanding the Impact of Race on Organ Transplantation Organ transplantation is a remarkable medical procedure. It involves surgically replacing a failing or damaged organ in one individual with a healthy organ from another individual, showcasing the remarkable potential of modern medicine to extend the gift of existence. Many people wonder: does race matter in organ […]
Healthy Recipes for a Healthy Mind and Body
You Are What You Eat When nutritionists emphasize the phrase, ‘you are what you eat,’ sometimes it holds a great deal of truth. Healthy recipes are a great way to keep both your mind and body in its best possible state. The state of our health is intricately connected to our lifestyle and eating habits. […]
A Heart Transplant Recipient’s Story: Receiving the Gift of Life and Beyond
By Eric Quinney, the Father of Bryson Quinney, Heart Transplant Recipient How it started This is the story of how the Donate Life Wyoming specialty license plate bill was passed. In October of 2006, Bryson was born with several congenital heart defects. He underwent three open heart surgeries within the first three years of his […]
Thousands Celebrate Life at the 24th Annual Donor Dash
On Sunday, July 16th, 2023, in Denver’s Washington Park, thousands gathered to celebrate life at the 24th Annual Donor Dash 5k! The Donor Dash is a 5K run/walk that honors the lives of organ, eye and tissue donors, celebrates the lives of organ, eye and tissue recipients, and recognizes those who continue to wait for […]
Augmented Reality: Summer Activities for Students
Try these Augmented Reality activities at home this summer to keep your children engaged in anatomical science. What is Augmented Reality? Augmented reality (AR) is a technology that blends the real world with the digital world. AR utilizes the power of your cell phone’s camera, location, and other sensors to interact with the environment in […]
What is an Organ Procurement Organization & How They Save Lives
Organ Procurement Organizations are there to Help you Through Tough Decisions Donor Alliance serves the nation as an Organ Procurement Organization (OPO), one of 56. OPOs are not-for-profit organizations the federal government designates to recover donor organs from the deceased for transplantation. Donor Alliance aims to save and heal as many lives as possible. Donor […]
Is There an Age Limit for Organ and Tissue Donation?
Our Advocates for Life say some of the most frequently asked questions they get from the public is, “is there an age limit for organ and tissue donation?” or “how old is too old to donate?” So, is There an Age Limit for Donation? Can You Be Too Old to Donate? The short answer is, […]
How Kidney Donation Gave this Father and Son More Time Together – Father’s Day 2023
When a kidney donation is the only option. How did Kevin and his son, Ryan, gain more time together through kidney donation? Kevin Harris faced kidney disease for years. However, two individuals’ considered kidney donation and everything. They allowed Kevin and his son, Ryan, a Super Bowl 50 champion and former Denver Bronco, to create […]
Who can register to donate organs after death?
Proud to Say Yes to Organ and Tissue Donation! This PRIDE month celebrates all the contributions made by the queer community including being Registered Organ Donors. Have you wondered who can donate organs after death? We’re here to tell you that EVERYONE can register to donate after death, no matter age, sexuality, or medical conditions. […]