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The next Team MN-DAK meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the LifeSource Office in Minneapolis, with the option to join remotely via webinar. This meeting is open to all past, present and prospective team members who are thinking about and/or planning to join Team MN-DAK for the 2020 Transplant… Continue
Advocate for donation! Your presence this year is critical: join LifeSource as we share the powerful, life-saving message of donation in response to the discussions at the Minnesota State Capitol around restricting eye donation. Who: Anyone who supports organ, eye and tissue donation. Why: To share your stories, clarify misinformation and create lasting support for organ, eye and tissue donation in… Continue
National Donor Day is a time to promote all types of donation – organ, eye, tissue, blood, platelets and marrow – by participating in blood/marrow drives or donor registration events. It is also a day to recognize our loved ones who have given the gift of donation, have received a transplant, are currently waiting or did not receive… Continue
National Donate Life Month is a time set aside to honor the generous gifts of organ, eye and tissue donation. It’s also the perfect time to register as an organ, eye and tissue donor and encourage your friends and family to do the same. Many of our Donate Life Ambassadors and donor family members use this month-long observance to share their story… Continue
During this day, the public is encouraged to wear blue and green, hold events and fundraisers, and partner with local restaurants, malls, media, and community organizations to promote the success of organ, eye and tissue transplantation and the extreme need for registered donors.
National Pediatric Transplant Week takes place the last full week of National Donate Life Month in April. It focuses on the powerful message of ending the pediatric transplant waiting list. Throughout Pediatric Transplant Week, clinical partners share patient stories (candidates and recipients) and innovative care; donor families whose children have saved and healed lives through organ, eye, and tissue… Continue
The Transplant Games of America is a multi-sport festival event for individuals who have undergone life-saving transplant surgeries. Competition events are open to living donors, organ transplant recipients, bone marrow recipients, and a limited number of corneal and tissue transplant recipients. More than an athletic event, the Transplant Games of America highlight the critical importance of organ,… Continue
Starting in 2020, there will be a new observance focused on engaging multicultural communities during the entire month of August. Make sure you are subscribed to the Donate Life America newsletter to get the latest updates as they become available!
The LifeSource Golf Classic is our annual fundraising event held each September, started in honor of a young woman named Terri Opp who died while waiting for a heart transplant. Over the past 25 years, more than $2.14 million has been raised to support education and outreach about donation and transplantation in her memory. The… Continue
National DMV Appreciation Week is a time to recognize and thank Motor Vehicle Department (DMV) and Driver License Partners for their support and commitment to asking the donation question to their customers every day. Check Donate Life Minnesota, Donate Life North Dakota and Donate Life South Dakota Facebook pages for updates.
Eye donation month is an opportunity to honor and celebrate the gifts of sight so generously given and received. It’s a time to raise eye donation awareness, honor donors and their families and celebrate cornea recipients.
Faith communities across the nation will come together the weekend of November 13 – 15, 2020 to share the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation. Named National Donor Sabbath, this weekend offers the perfect opportunity to share with others how donation has touched your life and to encourage them to register and to tell… Continue
Mark your calendars and join LifeSource for one of the biggest giving days of the year – Give to the Max Day! LifeSource will be a part of the excitement again this year, with a goal to raise $30,000. You can make a significant difference in the lives of others. Proceeds raised help: Activate public awareness… Continue