Raising Awareness of Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation
Different programs that promote the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation — and the need to register as a donor.
- Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually in the United States from September 15 through October 15. As the nation celebrates Hispanic heritage, culture and accomplishments, Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network (FLDRN) urges Hispanics to celebrate life by promoting organ donation during this special time of the year.
- National Donor Sabbath
National Donor Sabbath, the third weekend of November 2015, is a time for faith leaders of all denominations across the region to alert communities to the pressing need for organ and tissue donations to save lives.
- Rose Parade
Every New Year's Day, the Donate Life Rose Parade Float serves as a memorial to organ, eye and tissue donors. Introduced in 2004, it also provides a platform for donor families, living donors and transplant recipients to inspire the world. The design for the 2015 float has been revealed!
- National Donate Life Month
Each year throughout April, National Donate Life Month promotes the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation.
- National Minority Donor Awareness Week
Observed annually from August 1 through 7, National Minority Donor Awareness Week creates awareness of the need for more organ, eye, and tissue donors, especially among minorities.
- Donate Life Transplant Games of America
This festival-style event brings together athletes, living donors, donor families, as well as members of the amazing medical community involved in transplantation to promote the life-changing impact that donation represents today.
- Volunteer with Finger Lakes Donor Recovery
If you are interested in helping raise awareness of the importance of organ donation, please complete the form. It will only take a minute or two of your time. Thank you.
- Speakers Bureau
Our Speakers Bureau reaches out to all sectors of the community, informing and inspiring audiences to sign up as organ, eye and tissue donors.
- bLifeNY Campaign Has Campus Focus
Campaign seeks to bring about understanding and enthusiasm for organ donation through science, social media, community engagement, and creativity.