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You can pass on the gift of life at any age  |  05.25.12

Many misconceptions about organ and tissue donation circulate continuously.  One such misconception is the idea that you have to be young in order to be an organ and tissue donor.  Many believe that donors are those who die at a young age in tragic, sudden accidents.  This, however, is not the case.  Donors can save […]

Social Media’s Humanitarian Successes  |  05.22.12

Social media is often criticized for its suspected negative impact on society and today’s youth.  With the recent success of the organ and tissue donation section to Facebook however, many are rethinking their former stance and looking at the positive impact social media is having on the world at large.  The article posted below talks about some […]

Artist and Yoga Enthusiast Makes Art Once More Thanks to Donor Bone  |  05.08.12

Today we are pleased to offer this story as a part of Donate Life America’s “I Am Hope” initiative, in which a new story about donation or transplantation is shared each day of 2012. This story shows how donated tissue can truly change and enhance someone’s life. It was the Sunday after Thanksgiving when Kathryn’s […]

Social Networking and Saving Lives  |  05.01.12

Social networking and saving lives aren’t usually two phrases that go hand in hand. With the latest Timeline feature coming straight from Zuckerberg himself however, you can use time spent on social media to help support a cause. Using the new Timeline layout, Facebook has developed a section where you can announce your status as […]

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