Press Releases

Ending the Wait Awards honor five Colorado hospitals

September 12, 2014

Donor Alliance and the Colorado Hospital Association recognize the outstanding efforts of healthcare organizations to make the gift of life possible in Colorado   St. Anthony Hospital, Swedish Medical Center, The Medical Center of Aurora, Medical Center of the Rockies and The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center were recognized with […]

Sue Dunn and Jennifer Prinz named as examiners for 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

August 6, 2014

The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named Sue Dunn and Jennifer Prinz, CEO and COO of Donor Alliance in Denver, to the Board of Examiners for the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest honor for organizational innovation and performance excellence. Appointed by the […]

Celebrating 15 Years: Thousands of Coloradans to Celebrate Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation at the Donor Dash 5K July 20 in Washington Park

July 14, 2014

Special happenings at this year’s event: liver recipient meets her donor’s family for the first time, baseball legend Vinny Castilla hosts children’s area   One of Denver’s most celebrated and attended cause-related 5Ks, the Donor Dash, is celebrating 15 years this summer. Taking place July 20 in Denver’s historic Washington Park, the Donor Dash is […]

Transplant recipients and families of organ, eye and tissue donors to represent Wyoming’s transplant waiting list in the Central Wyoming Fair and Rodeo Parade July 8

July 2, 2014

Walkers offer hope to the nearly 200 Wyoming residents currently waiting for a lifesaving transplant For the first time, Wyoming families of organ, eye and tissue donors and transplant recipients will participate in the annual Central Wyoming Fair and Rodeo Parade in downtown Casper on Tuesday, July 8. The Donate Life Wyoming parade entry, “Wyoming’s Transplant Waiting List,” will use walkers […]

Sue Dunn receives Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Cryolife Achievement Award

June 26, 2014

Sue Dunn, president and CEO of Donor Alliance, was last week the recipient of a national recognition, the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) Cryolife Achievement Award. Donor Alliance is  a non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. As the organ and tissue procurement agency for Colorado and most of Wyoming, […]

“Recycle Yourself Colorado” Launches at Denver Comic Con, Shows Young Adults the Possibilities of Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

June 10, 2014

Fun and frank campaign includes new website, game and community outreach Recycle Yourself Colorado, a new initiative to educate 15-25 year old residents about organ, eye and tissue donation in fresh ways, will launch this weekend at the internationally renowned Denver Comic Con. With a quirky and age-appropriate approach, the campaign aims to inspire Colorado […]

Donor Alliance named one of the Top Workplaces in Colorado

May 19, 2014

Donor Alliance, the federally designated, non-profit organ procurement organization serving Colorado and most of Wyoming, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Denver Post Top Workplaces. The notable list is determined based on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational […]

Communities throughout Colorado & Wyoming Proclaim April as Donate Life Month

April 1, 2014

In an effort to raise awareness for organ, eye and tissue donation, local governments work with Donor Alliance and residents touched by donation to celebrate the cause In a robust display of grassroots support, local governments throughout Colorado and Wyoming are declaring April Donate Life Month in their cities. These efforts are in support of […]

A Record Year for Organ & Tissue Donation for Colorado & Wyoming in 2013

January 21, 2014

A record 463 people received lifesaving organ transplants in 2013 thanks to 148 selfless donors in Colorado and Wyoming, according to Donor Alliance, the federally-designated, non-profit organ procurement organization and American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) accredited tissue bank serving the two-state region. Additionally, a record 1,177 tissue donors provided lifesaving and healing tissue, providing […]

Two Coloradans to advocate for organ and tissue donation in 2014 Rose Parade

December 10, 2013

Two Coloradans that received gifts of life-saving and life-healing organ and tissue transplants will be among 30 individuals from around the country riding aboard the eleventh annual Donate Life Float in the nationally televised Rose Parade on January 1 in Pasadena, CA. The 2014 Donate Life float, Light Up the World, will inspire viewers worldwide […]

Transplant recipients, donor families to escort the “Gift of Life” balloon in the 9NEWS Parade of Lights

November 24, 2013

For the second year in a row, Colorado families of organ, eye and tissue donors and transplant recipients will escort a balloon float in the annual 9NEWS Parade of Lights in downtown Denver Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7. The Donate Life Colorado float, titled “Gift of Life” will be a jumbo balloon in […]

“Save Time, Renew Online” Campaign Wins Award

November 1, 2013

The Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Donor Alliance, and announced a fourth win today for their joint “Save Time. Renew Online!” multimedia campaign, which has been selected by The International Academy of Visual Arts to receive a 2013 W3 Award. The “Save Time. Renew Online!” campaign was created in 2011 in an effort […]