July 16, 2021 - Virtual Donor Dash Celebrates Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation – KCNC – Denver, CO

The 22nd annual Donor Dash is Sunday, July 18th. This year’s 5K run will be virtual, so gather your team and clock the miles in your neighborhood, a nearby park, or on the treadmill. The run is designed to celebrate eye, tissue, and organ donation.

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July 02, 2021 - Saying Yes Could Save Lives – KGWN – Cheyenne, WY

Filling out a yes on your driver’s license might seem like a small thing, but to over 100-thousand people, it could mean life. “I have nothing to lose by getting his story out there, but I have everything to gain, a new kidney for my son,” said Jodi Palmer, Brisen’s Mother.

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April 30, 2021 - Donor Remembrance Day Honors Colorado Organ Donors – KDVR – Denver, CO

Coloradans are known for being a generous bunch, and the latest numbers from Donor Alliance only back that up. Sixty-eight percent of Coloradans have signed up to donate organs upon death, the highest number in the entire country, per Donor Alliance.

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April 27, 2021 - Colorado Man Receives Gift of Life Through Organ Donation – KUSA – Denver, CO

Donor Alliance says last year was a record breaking year. 622 lives were saved in Colorado and Wyoming because of organ and tissue donation and Tony of Parker, CO, was one of those people who received a lifesaving transplant.

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April 17, 2021 - Donor Dash 5k Brings Stories of Lives Touched by Organ and Tissue Donation – Oil City News – Casper, WY

It was breezy and partly sunny Saturday as people from across the region turned out for the annual Wyoming Donor Dash 5K at the Tate Pumphouse. The event was a celebration of those who choose to donate organs and tissues after death.

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April 08, 2021 - Childhood Friends Reunite Through Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation – KGWN – Cheyenne, WY

Mark Holder is a Laramie resident and Lucy Williamson is a Cheyenne resident. Through Donor Alliance’s Advocate for Life volunteer program, and the group sharing recipes during the holidays, Williamson noticed a Hawaiian fudge recipe that was all too familiar.

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February 15, 2021 - Consider the Gift of Life – Torrington Telegram – Torrington, WY

National Donor Day is observed every year on the same day as Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. Though Valentine’s Day and National Donor Day have already passed, the need for organ donors remains. In Wyoming alone, there are nearly 150 people awaiting a life-saving donation.

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February 14, 2021 - National Donor Day Takes on New Meaning for Fruita Family – KKCO – Grand Junction, CO

National Donor Day is observed every year on February 14th, helping spread awareness about organ and tissue donations. Five-year-old Carter Seely of Fruita was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Carter has had three open heart surgeries since birth, and has struggled with vocal chord paralysis, as well as suffering a stroke.

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February 12, 2021 - Mother’s Loss Gives Others Chance at Life Through Organ Donation – KUSA – Denver, CO

Kody Gillespie was 31 when he died. He was an organ donor and since his death in 2018, his mother has become an advocate for life.

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December 31, 2020 - Rose Parade to Celebrate Life and Legacy of Colorado Organ Donor – KDVR – Denver, CO

The Rose Parade is a New Year’s Day tradition that dates back to 1891. It will look different this year because of the pandemic, but the parade will continue to highlight important causes. That includes celebrating the life and legacy of a Coloradan, Jake Thompson.

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