Donor Registry and Deceased Donation

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.   […]

Multicultural Groups & Donation: Does Race Matter in Organ Transplants?

Understanding the Impact of Race on Organ Transplantation Organ transplantation is a remarkable medical procedure. It involves surgically replacing a failing or damaged organ in one individual with a healthy organ from another individual, showcasing the remarkable potential of modern medicine to extend the gift of existence. Many people wonder: does race matter in organ […]

Is There an Age Limit for Organ and Tissue Donation?

Our Advocates for Life say some of the most frequently asked questions they get from the public is, “is there an age limit for organ and tissue donation?” or “how old is too old to donate?” So, is There an Age Limit for Donation? Can You Be Too Old to Donate? The short answer is, […]

Who can register to donate organs after death?

Proud to Say Yes to Organ and Tissue Donation!  This PRIDE month celebrates all the contributions made by the queer community including being Registered Organ Donors. Have you wondered who can donate organs after death? We’re here to tell you that EVERYONE can register to donate after death, no matter age, sexuality, or medical conditions. […]

Will Doctors Still Save my Life if I’m a Registered Organ Donor?

Doctors will do EVERYTHING in their power to save your life, even if you’re a registered organ donor. Here’s why: Many people wonder: will doctors save my life if I’m a registered organ donor? Medical professionals prioritize saving lives when sick or injured people arrive at the hospital. They do not consider organ and tissue […]

What is the Time Frame for Transplanting Organs?

Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation Saves Lives The lifesaving benefits of organ donation and transplantation are widely known and accepted. Many don’t realize how critical and complex the time frame for transplanting organs from donor to recipient can be. If you’re wondering how long organs are viable after death, the short answer is – that […]

The Gift of Life: One of the Most Unique Gifts to Give

The Gift of Life: One of the Most Unique Gifts to Give this Holiday Season Register your decision online today as an organ donor and tissue donor so you have the ability to give the #GiftOfLife in the future. A Happy Holiday Message from Donor Alliance The gift of life truly is one of the […]

Octubre Mes del Cáncer de Mama: El Tejido Donado Puede Ayudar con la Reconstrucción de Seno

Nos Ponemos de Rosa Durante el Mes de Concientización Sobre el Cáncer de Mama: Muchos saben que octubre es el Mes de Concientización sobre el Cáncer de Mama (Breast Cancer Awareness Month), un tiempo para incrementar conciencia sobre este tema. Lo que muchos no saben es que los donantes de organos, ojos y tejidos, asi […]

Grupos multiculturales y la donación: ¿Importa la raza en los trasplantes de órganos?

La necesidad de trasplantes de órganos que salvan vidas afecta a todas las comunidades independientemente de su origen étnico, edad y sexo. Sin embargo, cuando se habla sobre la raza y trasplantes, existe una necesidad mayor de trasplantes de órganos en las comunidades de color y una necesidad prevalente en nuestra región—y a nivel nacional— […]