February 04, 2019 - 7 Years After Her Death, Denver Officer Still Saving Lives – FOX 31 – Denver, CO

A Denver police officer is still giving back to the community, seven years after she was shot and killed in the line of duty. For the first time, Officer Celena Hollis’ parents revealed she was an organ donor after her death in 2012.

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December 17, 2018 - Organ Recipient Thanks Doctors, Donor Before Rose Parade – CBS 4 – Denver, CO

A woman who received a life-saving organ donation is thanking the doctors who saved her life. Colleen Reed visited the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora on Monday. She says the gift of an organ donation not only saved her life, but changed her life.

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December 15, 2018 - Family dedicates “Love Cayde” bench to Henderson Elementary – Wyoming Tribune Eagle – Cheyenne, WY

The family of a double-lung transplant recipient who passed away earlier this year honored her memory at Cheyenne’s Henderson Elementary on Friday. Caydence “Cayde” Brannaman, 11-year-old regional advocate and poster child for Donate Life America, lost her battle with a heart condition earlier this year, and her family donated a scarlet “Love Cayde” bench to her former elementary school in remembrance.

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November 30, 2018 - Two-Time Heart Recipient Inspires at 2018 Parade of Lights – YourHub – Denver, CO

It’s easy this time of year to get caught up in the holiday hustle and bustle and forget to take a moment to be grateful for what you have. As a two-time heart transplant recipient, when the holidays come around each year, I make a point to reflect on the second and third chance at life that I was given. I can remember many holidays when I didn’t feel well, even spending one holiday season in the hospital, waiting for my second heart transplant. I am now able to spend my holidays enjoying my family and friends and living my life to the fullest, all because two generous people said Yes to becoming organ, eye and tissue donors.

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November 21, 2018 - Colorado group threads comfort for family members of organ donors – ABC 7 – Denver, CO

A group of volunteers is threading together some comfort, and it’s not just because the holidays are just days and weeks away. As photojournalist Drew Smith shows us, they make quilts for families of organ donors when their loved ones passes away.

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October 20, 2018 - Donate Life Wyoming Weekend with the Casper Bobcats

On Oct. 20, Brendan Bummer dropped the puck to start the home game between Casper Bobcats Junior Hockey and the Cheyenne Stampede team as part of Donate Life Wyoming Night. The Casper Bobcats joined Donate Life Wyoming for the weekend to celebrate organ, eye and tissue donation and transplantation. From recipients, to donor families and caregivers, donation touched many throughout the weekend.

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August 11, 2018 - Donate Life Colorado: Liver transplant Saved Lella’s Life – NBC 11 – Grand Junction, CO

There are about 200 people waiting for a life-saving transplant on the Western Slope. For Lella Young, she was only two months old when she was put on the transplant list. She is only here today because someone ticked that box and chose to become a donor. “It saved her life,” said Lyndall Young, Lella’s Mother.

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July 14, 2018 - Stepdaughter Of Vietnam War Veteran Advocates For Organ Donation – CBS 4 – Denver, CO

Alfred Lucero served in Vietnam in 1969. During his time in the service he was exposed to the chemical Agent Orange. “Due to that exposure he now has kidney failure,” said Lucero’s stepdaughter Dana Rojas. She advocates for organ and tissue donation. “Being an organ donor truly is the gift that never stops giving. It truly is giving somebody life,” Rojas said.

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July 13, 2018 - ‘What A Difference It Can Make In Somebody’s Life’: Donor Dash Supports Organ Donation – CBS 4 – Denver, CO

CBS 4’s Joel Hillan speaks with Donor Alliance Advocate for Life Claire about her experience with transplantation, her rare triple organ transplant and why the Donor Dash means so mych to her.

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July 10, 2018 - Facing an Unknown Future After Her Brother Gave Life

There are nearly 200 residents in Wyoming awaiting a lifesaving transplant. It’s scary facing a transplant, but Cary is fighting for her life each and every day. She knows the importance of saying “Yes” to organ, eye and tissue donation. She lost her younger brother and saw how through his decision to be a donor was able to save many lives because of organ donation.

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