Kidney Transplant Recipient, Lupe Kerr: Love and Solidarity Between Sisters.

August 17, 2023

Going from having no symptoms to the need for an organ transplant Guadalupe was born in Lima, Peru; in 2010, she moved to Casper, Wyoming. Guadalupe went for a routine examination for her health insurance. During the examination, they discovered that her kidney function was abnormal and that she had stage three chronic kidney disease. […]

Transplantation Science: Learning About the Science of Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation.

August 8, 2023

Transplantation Science: Learning About the Science of Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation. We are just days away from students and teachers in Colorado and Wyoming returning back to school. With the return to classes, Donor Alliance is looking forward to inspiring and educating students in our communities. We do this by continuing our unique Transplantation […]

Healthy Recipes for a Healthy Mind and Body

July 28, 2023

You Are What You Eat When nutritionists emphasize the phrase, ‘you are what you eat,’ sometimes it holds a great deal of truth. Healthy recipes are a great way to keep both your mind and body in its best possible state.  The state of our health is intricately connected to our lifestyle and eating habits. […]

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

April 30, 2023

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 we hear frequently. Too many times people will automatically rule themselves out as potential donors, due to health or age restrictions. However, each person is evaluated at the time […]

Islamic Faith and Organ Donation

March 14, 2023

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 Islam. Many people wonder: can Muslims be organ donors? Can Muslims be Organ Donors? Is it Haram to be an Organ Donor? Organ donation and transplantation is permissible […]

January 16th: Celebrating Martin Luther King’s Legacy on Martin Luther King Day

January 13, 2023

  January 16th: 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 […]

Altar de Día de Muertos, ofrendas a nuestros seres queridos

November 1, 2022

  La Muerte como Símbolo de Vida en el Altar de Día de Muertos Según la tradición mexicana, el 1 y 2 de noviembre, son los días en que las almas de nuestros difuntos vuelven a casa, al mundo de los vivos, para convivir con la familia y nutrirse de la esencia de los alimentos […]

Book Reviews: Need Summer Reading Ideas?!

July 11, 2022

Summer is only halfway over and parents are ready for kids to be back in school! Vacations are mostly over, school supplies are on sale and back to school clothes are out in the stores. It’s also when we remember that there is probably a summer reading assignment hiding in the backpack that hasn’t been […]

Kids Need Transplants Too: National Pediatric Transplant Week 2022

April 29, 2022

Every year during the last week of National Donate Life Month, we celebrate National Pediatric Transplant Week, a time to talk about efforts to end the pediatric transplant waiting list and recognize those that have been touched by pediatric organ, eye and tissue donation. Throughout the week, clinical partners are encouraged to share patient stories, […]

New Year. New Life. New Intentions.

January 3, 2022

Setting Your Intentions for the New Year As you step into the new year, do you have trouble choosing a new year’s resolution? New beginnings are filled with hope, opportunities and ways to give back to your communities. But how do you choose? We love the simplicity of choosing a single word or phrase for […]

¿Apoya mi religión la donación de órganos y tejidos?

November 1, 2021

Para los fieles, comprender la conexión entre su religión y la donación es clave para decir Sí a salvar vidas y registrarse como donante de órganos, ojos y tejidos. A menudo, el apoyo religioso a la donación es una de las preocupaciones que surge cuando se habla de donación y los trasplantes y se toma […]

Does My Religion Support Organ and Tissue Donation?

November 1, 2021

The Connection Between Faith and Donation For the faithful, understanding their religions support of donation is key to saying yes to saving lives as an organ, eye and tissue donor. Often times, religious support of donation is one of the concerns that comes up when discussing donation and transplantation and making the decision to be […]