Addison Parker lives on in many lives, including Grant’s.
Now, she is able to see the world around her and play with her grandchildren.
He lives on not only through the three lives he saved, but also through his friends and family.
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National Minority Donor Awareness Month Begins
National Minority Donor Awareness Month is a collaborative initiative to save and improve the quality of life of diverse communities by creating a positive culture for organ, eye, and tissue donation. Outreach activities during this month include events to provide donation education, encourage donor registration and promote healthy living and disease prevention to decrease the need for transplantation.
National DMV Appreciation Month Begins
The DMV partnership remains the primary source of donor registrations. DMV and driver’s licensing partners are the people on the front lines of service who have helped register more than 140 million donors. National DMV Appreciation Month is a time for the Donate Life Community to say thank you and show its appreciation of DMV partners across the country through national and local events and outreach.
National Donor Sabbath
Donate Life Arizona celebrates National Donor Sabbath by encouraging religious communities to share the message of organ, eye and tissue donation.
Love Doesn’t Always Come in the Shape of a Heart: Celebrating Kidney Month
“It took me a whole three seconds to say, ‘Yep, we’re going to do this,’” says Bobby Zavala as he recalls his decision to test if he could donate a kidney to his brother. “That’s what you do for your family because you love them.” Those three seconds meant 18 more years that his brother, …
Why Isn’t Everyone Automatically An Organ, Eye And Tissue Donor?
An opt-in system versus having to opt out The opt-in donation system asks people in the U.S. to record their choice as an organ, eye and tissue donor. In Arizona, the DonateLifeAZ Registry hit a milestone by totaling more than 4 million registered donors in 2020. With the current opt-in system, the U.S. has one of the highest organ donation rates across the globe, with data …
Black History Month
For Black Heritage Month, we invite you to watch and share this video on the importance of this month’s observance and that of organ and tissue donation in African American communities. Please join us in sharing generosity and spreading knowledge! https://youtu.be/ioFX4hqq4Ug Decades of Appreciation and Respect Charles Okeke’s first heart transplant gave him 10 years of …