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Donate Life Float Preparing For Rose Parade  |  12.30.14

Hundreds of volunteers, along with donor families and organ, eye and tissue recipients, are preparing for the 12th annual Donate Life float. The theme of this year’s float is “The Never-Ending Story,” which highlights the enduring power of organ, eye and tissue donation. Yesterday, parade attendees placed thousands of rose dedications on the float bearing […]

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Education Grant Recipient Pursuing Nursing Career  |  12.22.14

In 2013, AlloSource began a 10-year partnership with the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, pledging an annual financial contribution to fund their scholarship program. For more than 35 years, the Phoenix Society has worked with survivors, families, healthcare professionals and the fire industry to support recovery from burns, improve the quality of burn care and […]

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Colorado High School Student to Promote Tissue Donation in 2015 Rose Parade  |  12.17.14

Jake Doud, a high school senior from Firestone, CO, will join 29 other transplant recipients from around the country riding aboard the 12th annual Donate Life float in the nationally televised Rose Parade on January 1 in Pasadena, CA. The 2015 Donate Life float, The Never-Ending Story, highlights the enduring power of organ, eye and […]

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Double Cartilage Transplant Recipient Reaches New Heights  |  12.10.14

For a man who was told he shouldn’t climb stairs, climbing Mt. Everest might seem an impossible, unreachable goal. Not for John Golden, who endured more than 20 knee surgeries over 20 years to repair injuries sustained from playing college football. “I really felt a lack of hope,” John said. “I wanted to get out and […]

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Burn Survivor Launching UV-Protective Clothing Line  |  12.05.14

Though Shelby healed from her excruciating and uncommon burn injury, UV exposure is still a major concern for her. As a burn survivor with fair skin, finding UV-protective clothing that she wanted to wear was a challenge. She decided to fill that gap in the market with her own company, Sol Sisters. The company hopes […]

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Transplant Recipients Advocate for Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation in Colorado’s 9News Parade of Lights  |  12.04.14

On December 5 and 6, Colorado transplant recipients will escort the Gift of Life float in the 40th annual 9News Parade of Lights. The float is shaped like a gift box, representing the selflessness of donors and the hope made possible by organ, eye and tissue donation. The transplant recipients escorting the float are part […]

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Education Grant Recipient Shares Message of Hope and Healing  |  12.03.14

In 2013, AlloSource began a 10-year partnership with the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, pledging an annual financial contribution to fund their scholarship program. For more than 35 years, the Phoenix Society has worked with survivors, families, healthcare professionals and the fire industry to support recovery from burns, improve the quality of burn care and […]

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