November 27, 2013 - Centennial woman promotes organ, tissue donations – Centennial Citizen, Colorado

For Robin Mitchell, a Centennial resident and mother of five, the unselfish act of registering to be an organ donor has taken on special meaning. At the age of 15, during the process of applying for his driver’s permit, Mitchell’s son Joe had registered to be an organ, eye and tissue donor. Mitchell will remember Joe by walking in the 2013 9NEWS Parade of Lights with Donate Life Colorado’s “Gift of Life” balloon float.

Read Robin’s story here.


July 21, 2013 - Donor Dash 5K raises awareness for lifesaving transplants – KUSA-TV NBC 9 News, Denver

Organ donation saves hundreds of thousands of lives each year. Hear from six year-old heart recipient Gabriel Vallejos, and his mother Lisa, on why they run the Donor Dash, a 5K run/walk to honor the lives of organ and tissue donors, celebrate the lives of recipients and recognize those who continue to wait for a lifesaving transplant.

Watch as the Vallejos’ explain ‘why they Dash.’ 


July 21, 2013 - Donor Dash highlights need for organ donors – KUSA-TV NBC 9News, Denver

More than 2,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming are in need of lifesaving organ donations. On Sunday, the Donor Dash highlighted the need, and the payoff, of organ donations.

Watch more on the 14th annual Donor Dash here.


July 16, 2013 - Transplant patient uses ‘Donor Dash’ to encourage organ donations – KCNC-TV CBS 4, Denver

Thousands of people will gather this Sunday in Washington Park for the annual “Donor Dash.” Among them will be Scott Pinkney, a man from Northglenn who is nearly 2 years out from a liver transplant.

Watch Scott’s story as he gets ready for the Donor Dash. 


May 08, 2013 - Donation awareness walk a success – Casper Star-Tribune, Wyoming

A donation awareness walk hosted by Wyoming Medical Center on April 27 was a success.

Read more about the Casper event here.


April 25, 2013 - Mother saved two lives by donating her daughter’s organs – KRDO-TV News Channel 13, Colorado Springs

Jennifer Sheriff made the decision to donate her baby’s organs when doctors told her the baby had no brain activity. Sheriff said the decision to allow her daughter to help others  helped give her daughter’s short life a purpose.

Watch baby Alexa’s story here.


April 19, 2013 - Reminding people to Donate Life – KUSA-TV NBC 9 News, Denver

April marks National Donate Life Month – a time to focus on the lifesaving potential of organ, eye and tissue donations. Tissue transplant recipient Joseph Gutierrez from Littleton spoke to 9NEWS about why transplants are so important.

Watch Joseph’s story on 9 News here.


April 15, 2013 - Donation Conversations – 810 AM Cassandra Perkins Show, Denver

Hear Cassandra Perkins talk donation with donor mom Babette Canacari, kidney recipient Anne Mukhar and Donor Alliance representative Andrea Smith.