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What To Expect During A Living Donation

Organ donation is one of the most rewarding and life-changing experiences that a person can decide to engage in. By registering as an organ donor, you are making a promise to give a literal piece of yourself to someone to help him or her live their life once again. Registering as a deceased organ donor…

Granger Smith’s Son River Saves Two Lives Through Organ Donation

There are few things in life more difficult than the death of a child. No matter how famous or how much money you have, terrible things can still happen. In June of 2019, the unthinkable happened to country singer Granger Smith and his wife Amber. While outside playing with his children, Granger ran to his…

The Military and Organ Donation

The men and women of our military and our armed forces are one of our nation’s biggest treasures. Not only do these amazing people willingly risk life and limb to preserve our freedoms on a daily basis, but they do so asking for nothing in return. That selfless mentality pervades every aspect of military members’…

ECHO Donate Life Week

Every July since 2015, Donate Life America has partnered with the Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation to create the annual two week Echo Donate Life. Echo Donate Life is dedicated to creating opportunities, raising awareness, and empowering multicultural communities to register as organ and tissue donors. The goal of this two-week program is to…

The Importance of Logan’s Law

In February of 2019, a new bill named Logan’s Law went before the Iowa Senate and House of Representatives with the goal of making organ donation more accessible to people who love the outdoors. All of this began with the kindness of Logan Luft, a young man whose thoughtful and caring decision to become an…

Henry Dennis: A Story of Selfless Giving

Henry Dennis lived his life in an extraordinary way. He believed in living each day to the fullest and wanted nothing more than to help the people around him. An avid high school teacher and runner, Henry gave his mind, body, and soul to everything that he did. He pushed himself physically and mentally to…

Start the New Year with a Great Resolution

The holidays are a time for giving, kindness, and selflessness. That makes this time of year the perfect time to make a great resolution for 2019. The ultimate resolution for the coming year is to try to put others first and to adopt selflessness into your lifestyle. Luckily, this resolution can be easily kept by…

One Donor, Eight Lives

Over the past decade, the need for organ donors has grown at an unprecedented rate. Even though there are more registered donors than ever before, the need still well outweighs the supply. Luckily, it has never been easier to register as an organ donor and help give people a second lease on life. If you…

The Best Thanksgiving Gift

Thanksgiving is here and that means that it is time to cook the biggest feast of the year. This huge feast may be great, but we tend to lose the real meaning of the holiday in the gravy and turkey. Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful; it is a time to give gifts to…