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 Is A Living Donation

April 6, 2024 // Living Donation , Uncategorized

Living donation is another incredible way you can help save the life of someone waiting for an organ transplant. Through living donation, a living person can donate a kidney or part of the liver, lung, intestine or pancreas to another person in need of a transplant. There are many factors to look at when considering […]

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 […]

How Many People are Organ Donors?

November 17, 2023 // Uncategorized

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 […]

Liver Donation: Learn the facts during National Liver Month

October 9, 2023 // Uncategorized

It’s National Liver Month and a good time to talk about liver donation! There are two ways to donate a liver, or part of a liver. Wait…what?! Yes that’s right- a person can donate part of their liver and the donated liver will regenerate within the recipient. That’s pretty amazing, considering no other internal organ […]

Honoring Organ and Tissue Donors During Hispanic Heritage Month

September 25, 2023 // Uncategorized

Honoring Organ and Tissue Donors During Hispanic Heritage Month Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month 2023: Hispanic Heritage Month is a national celebration that recognizes the contributions of all Hispanic and Latinx Americans throughout history and today. It’s celebrated from September 15 – October 15 annually with different events at all types of institutions, organizations, and businesses. You can […]

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

August 17, 2023 // Uncategorized

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 // Uncategorized

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 // Uncategorized

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. […]

Can My Family Override My Decision to be a Donor?

April 12, 2023 // Uncategorized

Can My Family Override My Decision to be a Donor? Many people wonder if their family can override their decision to be an organ, eye and tissue donor after death. In short, the answer is no. Let’s talk a little more about this decision, the registry, and the donation process. What does Signing Up as […]

Islamic Faith and Organ Donation

March 14, 2023 // Uncategorized

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 […]

Altar de Día de Muertos, ofrendas a nuestros seres queridos

November 1, 2022 // Uncategorized

  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 […]