Donation Essentials Blog

June 10, 2024

How Kidney Donation Gave this Father and Son More Time Together – Father’s Day 2024

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. When two people made the decision to be living donors, it turned Kevin’s wait for a kidney into hope. Thanks to altruistic organ donors, Kevin was […]

June 10, 2024

How Kidney Donation Gave this Father and Son More Time Together – Father’s Day 2024

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. When two people made the decision to be living donors, it turned Kevin’s wait for a kidney into hope. Thanks to altruistic organ donors, Kevin was […]

May 10, 2024

Beyond Transplant: A Mother’s Day Story of Two Families United by Organ Donation

Celebrating Motherhood Mother’s Day is a time to recognize all moms for their unconditional love and support. Donor Alliance honors all mothers, including those who are on the waitlist for a lifesaving organ transplant. Our organization, which facilitates organ and tissue donation for transplantation, also recognizes mothers who received the gift of life, and those […]

May 6, 2024

Thank you Transplant Nurses & Donor Resource Teams!

It’s National Nurses Week! National Nurses Week, an observance held from May 6 to May 12 each year, recognizes the profound impact nurses have made, especially most recently during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the midst of uncertainty, nurses have shown to be unwavering beacons of compassion. They’re often the solitary faces of comfort in hospitals […]

May 2, 2024

Older Americans Month: Am I Too Old To Be A Donor?

May Is Older Americans Month The question of whether or not someone is too old to register as an organ, eye and tissue donor is one Donor Alliance hears frequently. Some people automatically rule themselves out as a potential donor, due to their health or age; however, there’s no age limit to organ and tissue […]

April 21, 2024

What Does Volunteering Mean to You?

Celebrating National Volunteer Week: Embracing the Power of Service As National Volunteer Week unfolds, Donor Alliance is reminded of the profound impact of volunteering through its Advocates for Life volunteer program. Donor Alliance advocate volunteers are the heart and soul of its efforts to inspire people about the importance of registering as organ and tissue […]

April 19, 2024

Musical Memorials: Delve into a Spotify Playlist Curated by Those Affected by Organ & Tissue Donation, Including ‘My Hero’ by Foo Fighters

Behind the Spotify Playlist Music has a way of connecting us all. In April, Donor Alliance, the nonprofit that facilitates organ and tissue donation for transplantation in Colorado and most of Wyoming, created a Spotify playlist for National Donate Life Month. The playlist gives people an opportunity to listen to songs those connected to organ […]

April 6, 2024

What Is A Living Donation

Living donation is another incredible way you can help save the life of someone waiting for an organ transplant. Through living donation, a living person can donate a kidney or part of the liver, lung, intestine or pancreas to another person in need of a transplant. There are many factors to look at when considering […]

April 1, 2024

#ShineALight for National Donate Life Month to illuminate the importance of Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

Join us this April 2024 as we #ShineALight for National Donate Life Month! This April is the 21st Anniversary of National Donate Life Month. Established by Donate Life America and its partnering organizations in 2003, Coloradans and Wyomingites join the national effort to honor the generosity of our heroic donors and their families, celebrate with […]