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National Donate Life Month

National Donate Life Month 2022 Logo with bees and flowers

 

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

Make Blue & Green Day Treats
Whip up some Butterfinger Monster Cookies for the people in your life, or some blue and green Peanut Butter Dog Treats for your furry friends.

Show Your Support on Zoom
Download a Blue & Green Day Zoom background for any virtual meetings or gatherings on April 22 or throughout the month. Background 1. Background 2. Background 3.

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!

Share Donation Facts
Share this infographic about donation with your community. For hospitals or places of business with video screens, download our Facts About Donation Slide Set

Put a Sign in Your Yard
Signs promoting donation to put in your yard will be available in March. Contact aimee@donatelifenw.org to request them.

Distribute Coffee Sleeves
Know of a local coffee shop? We have sleeves for hot beverages that promote donation available for free. Contact Marissa for more details and to request sleeves.

Show Your Artistic Side
Print off a Donate Life Month coloring page in English or Spanish and show off your coloring skills!

 

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 info@donatelifenw.org.