Donation Essentials Blog

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 […]

March 21, 2024

What Are Organ Procurement Organizations and How Do They Save Lives?

Organ Procurement Organizations are there to Walk Alongside Those who have Made the Decision to Give the Gift of Life Organ Procurement Organizations, or OPOs, are not-for-profit organizations the federal government designates to recover organs for transplantation from those who have passed away. As one of 56 federally designated organ procurement organizations in the United […]

March 11, 2024

Recognize National Kidney Month This March: Raise Awareness & Become A Donor

National Kidney Month: Are you one of the 33% of People at Risk of Kidney Disease? March is National Kidney Month, and Donor Alliance aims to spread awareness about kidney disease to save and heal more lives in Colorado and Wyoming. Donor Alliance is a nonprofit organization that facilitates organ and tissue donation for transplantation […]

March 6, 2024

Saving More Lives Than Ever Before in 2023 – Donor Alliance Community Impact Report

Donors in Colorado & Wyoming saved more lives than ever before in 2023. Rocky Mountain Strong The Rocky Mountain region connects diverse communities across vast distances and uniquely mirrors the strength of its residents. The rugged endurance of the Rocky Mountains is a perfect representation of our communities – known for helping and supporting one […]

February 26, 2024

What is a Donate Life Community?

Introduction to a Donate Life Community To save and heal lives and create a culture where donation is embraced, the national nonprofit Donate Life America created the Donate Life Community (DLC) program to utilize grassroots efforts in select localities and among organizations to raise awareness about the importance of registering as an organ, eye and […]

February 14, 2024

‘Now I have a piece of him forever’: Woman’s new knee from unlikely donor

Story by 9News Colorado  “Mary Parker had a third knee surgery last month. But this time, she knew her donor. Mary Parker has written many notes of thanks in her 51 years. Two of those notes were sent to strangers – families of the people who become organ and tissue donors. Thanks to them, she […]

February 8, 2024

National Donor Day: Spreading Love, Saving Lives

In the month of February, Donor Alliance not only celebrates Valentine’s Day, known as the day when we celebrate love for our family, friends and partners. We also celebrate National Donor Day, American Heart Month and Black History Month. A perfect blend of 4 interrelated themes that invite us to talk about love, awareness, and […]

January 30, 2024

Donor Alliance Staff Spotlight, February 2024: Jordan Lemons

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 share who we are and why we work at Donor Alliance. In this month’s staff spotlight, meet Jordan Lemons. Jordan is a Recruiter at Donor Alliance and […]

January 18, 2024

Get Your Wyoming Donate Life License Plate & Support Organ Donation

How to Get a Wyoming Donate Life License Plate You can fill out an application to receive the new specialty plate on WYDOT’s Division of Motor Vehicles website. Donor Alliance is excited to partner with the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s (WYDOT) Division of Motor Vehicles to launch a new Donate Life Wyoming license plate! Help […]