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Letter from the CEO  |  01.27.11

Happy New Year, As you may know, every year we sponsor a float rider on the Donate Life Float in the Tournament of Roses Parade. The float features organ and tissue transplant recipients, living donors and family members of deceased donors from around the country, joined together in celebration and remembrance of the spectacular gift […]

USA Today: Transplants offer solace in time of heartache  |  01.26.11

Please take a moment to read this powerful story from USA Today, which focuses on the difficult decision for parents who have lost a child to donate their deceased child’s organs and tissues, and how this choice offers them comfort following the grave loss. From the article: Donating their child’s organs not only gives parents “some […]

Video from Donate Life float at 2011 Tournament of Roses Parade  |  01.18.11

A behind-the-scenes peek at the construction of the 2011 Donate Life float for the Tournament of Roses Parade:   Watch as the beautiful 2011 Donate Life float passes in the annual Tournament of Roses Parade  

Tournament of Roses Parade Participants Reflect on Journey  |  01.18.11

The AlloSource-sponsored Donate Life float rider and employees who attended the parade share their thoughts on the powerful experience  The opportunity to be a float rider in this year’s 2011 Rose Parade was certainly once in a lifetime. This was an experience I’ll never forget and was definitely the largest arts and crafts project I’d […]

Rose Parade Media Wrap-Up  |  01.18.11

We were thrilled that myriad local media took an interest in the story of Colorado Rose Parade float rider and tissue recipient Parker Simpson. It was a great way to kick off the New Year: with a reminder of the amazing possibilities of tissue donation. Follow the links below to check out some of the coverage […]

19-year-old tissue recipient discusses experience aboard Donate Life Float at Tournament of Roses Parade  |  01.03.11

Please check out this touching story from the Denver FOX affiliate about 19-year-old tissue recipient and cancer survivor Parker Simpson, who just returned from participating in the Donate Life Float in the 2011 Tournament of Roses Parade. Parker reflects on what it means to be a recipient of donated tissue:  

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