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July 21, 2019 - 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.

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July 14, 2019 - 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.

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July 09, 2019 - 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.

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May 23, 2019 - Runner to Complete Her First BOLDERBoulder Since Liver Transplant – ABC 7 – Denver, CO

Kathy will be running her twelfth BOLDERBoulder this year, but this time around, it’s got a special meaning all because of something that happened back in January. “I got a phone call right when I came home and they said, ‘We have a liver. You have to come in for surgery’ and I was shocked and I couldn’t believe it,” she remembered.

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April 27, 2019 - #ShowYourHeart For Donate Life Month – CBS 4 – Denver, CO

#ShowYourHeart For Donate Life Month. April is Donate Life month, and it’s a time for you to “#ShowYourHeart.”

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April 23, 2019 - When It Comes to Organ Donation More Heroes Are Needed Across Colorado – Greeley Tribune – Greeley, CO

Four years ago, Jaclyn Prybella didn’t know the man she loved was a hero, but today she’s unafraid to call him exactly that – a hero. See, Tyler Martin made a decision that would change the lives of four people across Colorado, and on this day Prybella was honoring that decision. Young and healthy, Martin wasn’t shy about his wishes when it came to helping others. If anything ever happened to him, his organs were to be donated.

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April 20, 2019 - Loveland Man Thriving After Three Liver Transplants – Loveland Reporter Herald – Loveland, CO

Loveland resident Dennis Gibson lived to see the births of four grandchildren, to watch two of his children get married, to travel and to enjoy life because of three liver transplants. Without them, he would not have survived.

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April 12, 2019 - Organ Donation Saves Lives – KREX FOX 4 – Grand Junction, CO

April is National Donate Life Month and Friday, April 12th is National Blue and Green Day, which is all about encouraging people to become registered organ donors. Costa Vida, a Mexican restaurant here in Grand Junction off of Patterson, hosted an event for National Blue and Green Day.

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April 12, 2019 - Donate Life Month: Donor’s Mother Shares Story – KKCO 11 – Grand Junction, CO

Friday is National “Blue and Green Day,” part of Donate Life Month. It’s a chance to honor organ donors and their families, recognize survivors who have received transplants, and start conversations about donating.

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April 05, 2019 - Kidney Recipient Thanks Donor Family With World Championship – CBS 4 – Denver, CO

One person donated a kidney. The other returned a world championship. It was life-defining exchange. Sara Millard’s life. Two years ago, she was nearing the end of her rope, having been born severely ill and struggling with health issues throughout her childhood. Her first surgery was at six weeks of age. Her first heart attack in kindergarten.

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