It’s been one of the saving graces that my husband and I have – knowing that our son is still alive, and he is alive in four people.
National Donate Life Month
Every April, we celebrate National Donate Life Month to honor those who have saved lives through the gifts of organ, eye, and tissue donation. For 2022, we have multiple ways you can celebrate donation! Find out how you can get involved below.
Events and Observances
Virtual Trivia Night Fundraiser: April 1
Join us for a fun-filled night of trivia with a donation and transplantation twist! Find out more information and sign up at www.donatelifenw.org/trivia.
Living Donor Week: April 4-8
We will celebrate living donor stories on our Facebook page throughout the week. In the meantime, you can read more living donor stories here or submit your living donation story here.
A Donation Conversation Documentary Screening: April 7
Join us for the first public screening, along with a Q&A panel, of A Donation Conversation. Space is limited, so find out more information and RSVP here.
Organ, Eye, and Tissue Donor Appreciation Week: April 11-15
Honoring donors who gave the gifts of life, sight, and health through the Oregon Gifts of Life Awards. See last year's awards ceremony here.
Blue & Green Spirit Week: April 18-22
Show off your spirit and help us spread awareness! Click here to see the ways to celebrate each day of Spirit Week! Plus, you can check out a few ideas to celebrate Blue & Green Day (April 22) below.
Pediatric Transplant Week: April 24-30
Check out Northwest Kidney Kids to see their work with our local pediatric community.
Follow us on social media as we share pediatric transplant stories.
Transplant Professionals Week: April 25-29
Follow us on social media as we highlight the professionals who help make the gifts of donation and transplantation possible.
Threads of Life Quilt Unveilings: TBA
Quilt Unveiling details are TBD based on COVID-19 precautions. In the meantime, you can still submit a quilt square for this year's quilt until March 12, 2022.
Blue & Green Day
Wear Blue & Green
One of the easiest ways to show your support is to wear blue & green-- shirts, hats, bracelets, scarfs, headbands, shoes, you name it! Share on social media using #BlueGreenDay or #DonateLife
Request Materials to Distribute
Want to set up a table, put together goodie bags, or have another creative idea to spread the word? Request brochures and SWAG from us by filling out this form.
All Month Long
Register to be a Donor
There's no better way to show your support for donation than to sign up to be a lifesaver today.
Fly a Donate Life Flag
Order a flag to show your support-- ranging in size from ones to attach to your car, ones to hang at your house or in your garden, or flags for standard-size flag poles!
Put a Sign in Your Yard
Signs promoting donation to put in your yard will be available in March. Contact email@example.com to request them.
With Donate Life Month, the sky is the limit! Have a creative idea to promote donation? We'd love to hear about it and help if we can! Reach out to us for supplies and guidance at firstname.lastname@example.org.