Donor Alliance Named Top Colorado Workplace by Denver Post

April 13, 2015

Donor Alliance, the federally designated nonprofit that facilitates organ and tissue donation in Colorado and most of Wyoming, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Denver Post’s Workplace Achievers for 2015. This is the second year in a row that Donor Alliance has been recognized in the Post’s annual awards.

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States.  Over the past year, more than 5,000 organizations and one in every 88 employees in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what’s on the minds of their employees. Through its workplace improvement offerings, WorkplaceDynamics provides solutions, training and tools to help clients improve their workplace.

A recognized leader in organ and tissue donation and recovery, Donor Alliance’s 115 employees have the unique opportunity to save lives through the work they do everyday. Donor Alliance is committed to its dedicated staff, offering wellness programs, tuition and health club reimbursement, and a charitable contribution program in addition to traditional benefits. To fulfill its mission and commitment to improving excellence across the organization, Donor Alliance participates in Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (RMPEx), a program dedicated to enabling organizations to evolve and succeed through the effective application of the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence.

“We are honored to be ranked among the Top Workplaces in Colorado for the second year in a row,” said Sue Dunn, president and CEO of Donor Alliance. “Our mission is to save lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. Last year 337 lives were saved due to organ donations from our service area and enough tissue was recovered to save or heal 159,000 people. Our success in this significant work is directly correlated to our incredibly dedicated and talented staff.”

The Denver Post published the complete list of Top Workplaces and Workplace Achieverson April 12th. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit and

About Donor Alliance

Donor Alliance is a nonprofit dedicated to saving lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. As the organ procurement organization and accredited tissue bank for Colorado and most of Wyoming, Donor Alliance serves more than 5.8 million residents and more than 100 hospitals. The organization adheres to medical, regulatory and ethical standards: respectfully working with the families of organ and tissue donors, maintaining partnerships with hospitals, educating residents on the life-saving benefits of donation and inspiring them to sign up on the state’s donor registry. Colorado and Wyoming boast some of the highest rates of donor registration in the country, which directly translates to more lives saved through organ and tissue transplantation.

Donor Alliance is one of 58 federally designated organizations of its kind in the United States, and is also an American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) accredited tissue bank. For more information, please visit or the Donate Life Colorado or Donate Life Wyoming Facebook pages.