Recent Media Coverage
Raising Awareness: Local Woman Shares How Son Being an Organ Donor Saved the Lives of Others – KREX – Grand Junction, CO
Allison Vogel’s story begins with tragedy, but now inspires and educates others. Vogel lost her son Tanner Denton in a car accident in August of 2016, he was 23. In the aftermath of his death, Vogel says Tanner helped save the lives of others through organ, eye, and tissue donation.
‘They’re Our Heroes’: Local Couple Thanks Organ Donors for Saving Both Their Lives – KKTV – Colorado Springs, CO
In sickness and in health. “It’s been a long haul, and it’s definitely been worth it,” Viola said. That’s the promise Michael and Viola Hale made nearly 48 years ago, and they’ve stuck to it through thick and thin. Both husband and wife have undergone surgery to get a lifesaving organ donation.
Casper Resident Helps Bring Awareness to Organ Donation – Wyoming News Now – Casper, WY
Teacher, volunteer, firefighter and husband are just a few words Sam Weaver’s wife Laurie used to describe him. Almost two years ago, Sam suffered a tragic stroke and passed away. In the middle of the night, Laurie received a call from Donor Alliance asking if she knew Sam was an organ donor.
Local Transplant Patient Will Be in Rose Parade – ABC 7 – Denver, CO
Juan Carlos will represent Colorado in the 2020 Rose Parade in Pasadena, California on New Year’s Day.
Colorado Kidney Recipient Honored to Represent the Centennial State in 2019 Rose Parade – YourHub – Denver, CO
On Jan. 1, I am honored to be representing Colorado in the 131st Rose Parade aboard the Donate Life float in Pasadena, Calif., along with 25 others whose lives have been touched by donation. This year marks the 17th year that the Donate Life Rose Parade float has been a part of the parade, inspiring millions to donate life through organ, eye and tissue donation.
Casper Man’s Inspiring Story of How He Became a Heart Recipient – My Country 95.5 – Casper, WY
How would you like to go to the doctor and find out your heart is only doing 10% of its work. That’s what happened to this Casper man who shared his inspiring story about the difference being a heart recipient has made in his life.
Man Runs Marathon in Every State to Honor Late Brother – KUSA – Denver, CO
50 full or half marathons in 50 states: It’s been an eight-year journey for Tom Susco, culminating this past weekend at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Half Marathon, but he wasn’t on this journey alone.
11 News Employees Walk Donor Dash 5K in Honor of Dustin Cuzick – KKTV – Colorado Springs, CO
Trading dress shoes for sneakers, a throng of past and present KKTV employees walked the Donor Dash 5K Sunday in honor of Dustin Cuzick.
Organ Donation is Best Tribute to Late KKTV Reporter – Colorado Springs Gazette – Colorado Springs, CO
Dustin has been a staple at KKTV for a decade, working as a photographer, a reporter, an anchor, and most recently an investigative reporter, working side-by-side with me on our 11 Call for Action team. I wanted to take this time to talk with you about a cause that Dustin was very passionate about: Donate Life.
20th Annual Donor Dash Underway in Denver’s Washington Park – KUSA – Denver, CO
Now in its 20th year, Donor Alliance hopes this year’s edition of the Donor Dash 5K run/walk will top last year’s record-breaking attendance of nearly 6,500 race participants.
20th Annual Donor Dash – Front Range Focus – Denver, CO
Lori Lynn Barker talks with Ryan Harris, former Denver Bronco and son of an organ recipient, and Andrea Smith, with Donor Alliance, about the upcoming 20th annual Donor Dash.
Donor Dash Highlights the Importance of Organ Donation – KUSA – Denver, CO
The event takes place on Sunday, July 21. The event brings together organ recipients and donor families to celebrate the importance of organ donation.