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Celebrating National Donate Life Month in Wyoming

mayo 3, 2016 | Events/Observances

National Donate Life Month was a huge success in the state of Wyoming this year! Natrona County DA and heart recipient, Mike Blonigen, helped us kick off the month with a flag raising ceremony at Wyoming Medical Center. Elsewhere across the state, there were celebrations and tributes recognizing the importance of organ, eye and tissue […]

Día del Nino: Celebrate the lives of children saved by organ, eye and tissue donation

Día del Niño (Children’s day), a Mexican observance celebrated on April 30th, is dedicated to honoring and appreciating children. At Donor Alliance, we are celebrating the lives of the more than 47 thousand children in the U.S. who have received a second chance at life through organ, eye and tissue donation. In our community alone, […]

Connor – Two Time Heart Recipient

Connor was diagnosed with a deadly heart disease that required 2 life-saving heart transplants by the time he was 11 years old. Today Connor is an active 24-year-old studying economics and politics. He’s also a musician and plays drums in a punk band. “I hope my story helps people understand that members of their community […]

Transplant recipient letter to the editor: Celebrate National Donate Life Month

We thank Nieves, of Alamosa, for sharing her heartfelt advocacy for the cause of organ, eye and tissue donation with her hometown newspaper, The Valley Courier, earlier this month. Nieves is a liver transplant recipient; read her message: Letter: Celebrate National Donate Life Month this April at Alamosa Tree Planting After being diagnosed with kidney […]

Natrona County DA speaks about his heart transplant

Natrona County, Wyoming District Attorney Michael Blonigen is ready to speak about the life-saving gift he received last fall. Suffering from multiple heart complications after undergoing bypass surgery, stints and even a pacemaker, Blonigen was told by his doctors that his heart was only working at 10% capacity and that he would need a life-saving […]

Colorado Springs organ donor’s family honored at “National Donate Life Month” ceremony

Every year, countless lives in Southern Colorado are saved and improved through the gift of life: organ, eye and tissue donation. Penrose-St. Francis Health Services held their flag raising ceremony on Thursday, April 21st to honor organ, eye and tissue donors, families and recipients and observe April as National Donate Life Month. Among the crowd […]

Paint the Town Blue and Green

abril 20, 2016 | Events/Observances

Did you notice a your neighborhood dressing more colorful than usual last week? On April 15th, people all over the country celebrated Blue and Green Day by breaking out their best blue and green outfits to show their support for and bring awareness to organ, eye and tissue donation. Colorado and Wyoming were no exception, […]

Step-Daughter Gives Step-Dad the Gift of Life

April is National Donate Life Month, a celebration of those who have saved lives through the gift of organ, eye and tissue donation. It’s also a reminder that there are nearly 200 people in Wyoming waiting for a life-saving transplant. One Casper man was on the list, waiting for a kidney for nearly five years. […]

Donor Alliance Named a 2016 Top Workplace In Colorado By The Denver Post

Donor Alliance has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Denver Post for the third consecutive year. The notable list is ranked solely on employee feedback in a survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, […]

Wyoming Heart Recipient Raises Flag for National Donate Life Month

For over 30 year, Natrona County District Attorney Mike Blonigen has done his part to keep the streets of Casper safe. The prosecutor is known for his strong and eloquent demeanor in the courtroom. What many people don’t know, is that Blonigen faced the biggest battle of his life not in a courtroom, but in […]

Donor Alliance Motored to the 2016 Denver Auto Show!

abril 5, 2016 | Events/Observances

Donor Alliance had a great presence as an exhibitor at the Denver Auto Show – and this year Donor Alliance was surrounded by Camp Jeep to one side, and luxury marquees (with at least two one-million dollar cars on display) on the other. The new booth area helped to increase awareness of and dialogue around […]