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 […]

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 […]

December 8, 2023

“Gift of Life” Balloon Dazzles at 9News Parade of Lights for 12th Year

For the twelfth year in a row, Colorado families of organ, eye and tissue donors and transplant recipients escorted a balloon float in the annual 9NEWS Parade of Lights in downtown Denver. The Donate Life Colorado float, titled “Gift of Life”, represents the hope made possible by organ, eye and tissue donation. Donate Life Colorado […]

November 29, 2023

Donor Alliance Staff Spotlight, December 2023: Jessie Caputa

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 Jessie Caputa. Jessie is the Wyoming Community Relations Coordinator at […]

November 17, 2023

How Many People are Organ Donors?

Organ donation and transplantation offer the gift of life to many individuals in Colorado and Wyoming. Transplant recipients undergo a surgical process that replaces failing organs with healthy ones from others who no longer need them. Vital organs are replaced, giving those with life-threatening diseases or injuries a second chance at life. Additionally, donated tissues […]

November 9, 2023

Buddhism and Organ Donation

Buddhism’s Perspective on Organ Donation: Buddhist Donation Buddhism and Organ Donation: Understanding the Connection You’ve probably heard that organ, eye, and tissue donation is a generous act supported by all major religions in the United States, but what does Buddhism say about organ donation? In this comprehensive guide, we break it down for you.   […]