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COLORADO DONOR AND RECIPIENT FAMILIES TO ACCOMPANY “GIFT OF LIFE” BALLOON IN 9NEWS PARADE OF LIGHTS  |  11.27.13

For the second year in a row, the annual 9News Parade of Lights will include a Donate Life Colorado balloon escorted by families of organ, eye and tissue donors and recipients. This year’s “Gift of Life” float, shaped like a present, represents the ultimate gift made possible by organ and tissue donation, and is one […]

NY Girl, 13, Advocates for Donation  |  11.21.13

After surviving heart failure four years earlier thanks to a heart transplant, Lauren Shields, 13, of Stony Point NY, has become a mighty advocate for the cause of donation in New York. She is the face behind the new legislation, Lauren’s Law, that is aimed at improving donor registration in the state. The law stipulates […]

KACEY’S STORY  |  11.14.13

On April 20, 1999, Kacey was one of several high school students involved in the tragic shootings that took place at Columbine High School. Kacey survived, but had severe damage to her right hand, arm and shoulder as a result of a single shotgun blast. Kacey’s injuries would most often have lead to amputation and […]

Video: first-hand account from a burn survivor  |  11.12.13

We encourage you to watch this powerful video of Kevin Cook, a burn survivor whose life was saved by allograft skin. A terrific reminder that donated tissue can have not only life enhancing, but life SAVING impacts.

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