Donation Essentials Blog

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. In Colorado and Wyoming, the program is administered through Donor […]

February 14, 2024

9News – ‘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 […]

January 12, 2024

Martin Luther King’s Legacy on Martin Luther King Day

Celebrating Martin Luther King’s Legacy on Martin Luther King Day On the third Monday of January, we celebrate Martin Luther King Day and honor the activist and Baptist pastor Martin Luther King, who, in the mid 50’s, led the movement to end racial segregation and counteract prejudice in the United States through peaceful protest, becoming […]

January 7, 2024

Christianity and Organ Donation

Organ donation and transplantation saves and heals thousands of lives every year and is a generous act supported by all major religions in the United States, including Christianity. Christianity and Organ Donation: A Gift of Love The topic of organ donation affects a diverse range of people, regardless of their religious beliefs. This noble deed […]

December 27, 2023

New Year’s Resolution Ideas

As you step into the new year, do you have trouble with New Year’s resolution ideas? Well, we challenge you to choose the word ‘life’ or the phrase ‘the gift of life’ as your one intention to focus on throughout the year. Daily, here at Donor Alliance, we strive to save lives through organ and […]

December 18, 2023

Gift of Life Story of Hope: Jeremy Mare’s Second Chance at Life

A Gift Beyond Words: My Journey to a Second Chance at Life As the holidays roll around, I’m sharing my experience with the true spirit of giving. I was given a second chance at life thanks to the generosity of a selfless organ donor. In 2018, my battle with a rare disease brought me to […]