Esenciales de la Donación

In Celebration of National Minority Donor Awareness Week

By: Jaime Tellez, Cornea transplant recipient In 2008, at six years old, I developed aggressive cataracts on both eyes that grew so quickly that I was nearly blind within four weeks of being diagnosed. Soon after having surgery on both of my eyes, surgeons determined that I had cornea damage on my right eye from […]

Advocate Spotlight: Janet Rost

In the fall of 2011, Janet Rost fell into end stage liver disease. Her doctor at the time encouraged her to complete her bucket list without delay, but thanks to the ultimate gift from someone she’ll never know, she is living life to the fullest with a new liver. Janet’s problems began when she unknowingly […]

Thousands Celebrate the Gift of Life at the record-breaking 2016 Donor Dash

On July 17, Donor Alliance hosted the 17th annual Donor Dash at Washington Park in Denver. Nearly 6,000 registered participants broke attendance records while gathering to support and spread awareness for organ, eye and tissue donation. The Donor Dash is a 5K run/walk that honors the lives of organ, eye and tissue donors; celebrates the […]

Staff Spotlight: Myrna Garcia

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: Myrna Garcia Position: Family Support Coordinator Years at Donor Alliance: […]

Eric Studesville Partners with Donor Alliance to Raise Awareness for Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

Eric Studesville, a coach for the Denver Broncos, has partnered with Donor Alliance to honor organ, eye and tissue donors, candidates, recipients and their families while also raising awareness for the cause. We are thrilled to have Eric’s support along with all of our advocates and volunteers that have been touched by donation. Eric’s Story: […]

Volunteers Walk to Represent The Nearly 200 Wyomingites In Need of a Lifesaving Transplant

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On July 12th, Donor Alliance will participate in the Central Wyoming Fair and Rodeo Parade to raise awareness for Donate Life Wyoming – the Wyoming organ, eye and tissue registry. Donor families, organ recipients, living donors, and friends will all walk to represent the nearly 200 Wyomingites that are currently on the waiting list for […]

Inspiring Colorado and Wyoming Residents to Say “Yes” Through Advocates For Life

At Donor Alliance, our mission is to save lives through organ and tissue donation, and our volunteers are a vital component in fulfilling that mission. The Donor Alliance Volunteer program, Advocates for Life, is made up of nearly three hundred donor family members, transplant recipients, transplant candidates and others who have been touched by donation […]

Cayde – Lung Recipient – Cheyenne, WY

Cayde is a very active little girl. She’s bright, loving friendly and funny! Cayde wasn’t always so energetic though. She couldn’t be. Born 13 weeks early, she started life with the many struggles of a preemie, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary vein stenosis. The diagnosis discouraged her from running and playing too hard as she […]

HOSA Awards ‘Partner of the Year’ to Transplantation Science Program

Colorado HOSA has chosen Donor Alliance as ‘Partner of the Year.’ HOSA-Future Health Professionals is a national career and technical student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and helps prepare middle, high school and post-secondary students to deliver compassionate, quality care in their future careers.   Donor Alliance has been active at HOSA’s […]

Jason – Heart Recipient – Casper, WY

In 2009 Jason’s world was turned upside down when he went from a healthy, active life to nearly dying in just a month. He began experiencing symptoms of a cold that got progressively worse. Upon visiting a doctor, he was diagnosed with an unusual strain of pneumonia. Just four weeks later he had congestive heart […]

Advocate Spotlight: Scott Pinkney

Have you always lived in Colorado? No, I packed up my family and moved to California in the early 90’s chasing a job. We had a print shop for a couple years, turned it over to my partners, and returned home to Colorado. I found that I’m happier where my wife’s happier. What is your […]

Commemorating National Donate Life Month 2016

For National Donate Life Month last month, Colorado and Wyoming joined celebrations across the country to help encourage residents in both states to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to honor those that have saved lives through the gift of donation. Trees were planted and dedicated across the two-state area by transplant recipients […]