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Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network > Raising Awareness of Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

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.

National Donate Life Month

Each year throughout April, National Donate Life Month promotes the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation.
Thanks to You, 2015 Donate Life Month's Successful Programs and Events Boost NYS Donor Registry Enrollments

Thanks to You, 2015 Donate Life Month's Successful Programs and Events Boost NYS Donor Registry Enrollments

Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network thanks all who participated in our 2015 National Donate Life Month events in April! From donor registry drives and sporting events, to our "Show, Share, Win!" photo contest celebrating National Blue & Green Day,...
National Donor Sabbath

National Donor Sabbath

National Donor Sabbath, two weekends before Thanksgiving, is a time for faith leaders of all denominations across our 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.
Rose Parade 2015 Highlighted How Organ Donation Brought Three Families Together

Rose Parade 2015 Highlighted How Organ Donation Brought Three Families Together

The 2015 Rose Parade took place in Pasadena on a surprisingly cold New Year's Day. Time Warner Cable News focused on the Donate Life Float, and highlighted the incredible story that brought three individuals and their families together through organ ...
ROSE PARADE 2015: Three-Way Connection of Living Kidney Donor, Deceased Donor and Organ Transplant Recipient to Be Honored

ROSE PARADE 2015: Three-Way Connection of Living Kidney Donor, Deceased Donor and Organ Transplant Recipient to Be Honored

Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network and University of Rochester Medical Center/Strong Memorial Hospital will sponsor and honor three individuals from Rochester who were part of an awe-inspiring, hard to believe, three-way connection involving organ d...
THE NEVER-ENDING STORY: 2015 Donate Life Rose Parade Float Design Is Unveiled

THE NEVER-ENDING STORY: 2015 Donate Life Rose Parade Float Design Is Unveiled

2015 Donate Life Float Shares ‘THE NEVER-ENDING STORY’ of organ, eye and tissue donation with Rose Parade audience. Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network and University of Rochester Medical Center are among the official sponsors.
FLDRN's Donor and Recipient Honorees at the 2014 Rose Parade

FLDRN's Donor and Recipient Honorees at the 2014 Rose Parade

As we have done for the past six years, the Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network had the pleasure of participating as a sponsor of the 2014 Donate Life Float. And the float was recognized as the winner of the Theme Award.
"Light Up the World" Float Will Inspire 2014 Rose Parade Viewers

"Light Up the World" Float Will Inspire 2014 Rose Parade Viewers

On June 17, 2013, more than 70 organizations supporting Donate Life America’s life-saving mission unveiled their 11th Donate Life Rose Bowl Parade float: “Light Up the World,” a festival of beautiful lanterns that will inspire viewers worldwide to sa...
2012 Parade Float - Plus Honorees, 2008 Through 2011

2012 Parade Float - Plus Honorees, 2008 Through 2011

FLDRN participated in America's most visible campaign to inspire people to become organ donors, the Rose Bowl Parade.
FLDRN Took Part in 2013 Rose Bowl Parade

FLDRN Took Part in 2013 Rose Bowl Parade

Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network was proud to honor a local organ donor and an organ transplant recipient.
Donate Life Transplant Games of America

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.
TRANSPLANT GAMES OF AMERICA: Team Finger Lakes Is Bound for Cleveland in 2016. How About Joining Us?

TRANSPLANT GAMES OF AMERICA: Team Finger Lakes Is Bound for Cleveland in 2016. How About Joining Us?

Team Finger Lakes is looking forward to representing our region at the 2016 Transplant Games of America – our team’s third appearance at the Games. Next year’s event will be held in Cleveland, Ohio from June  10-15.
2016 Donate Life Transplant Games to be Held in Cleveland

2016 Donate Life Transplant Games to be Held in Cleveland

The Donate Life Transplant Games will bring thousands touched by organ, tissue and cornea donation to Cleveland in the summer of 2016, the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission announced in April 2014.
Team Finger Lakes Shines at the 2014 Transplant Games of America

Team Finger Lakes Shines at the 2014 Transplant Games of America

The Donate Life Transplant Games of America took place in Houston, Texas in July 2014. Our region was proudly represented by Team Finger Lakes. INCLUDES SLIDESHOW.
Transplant Games of America 2012

Transplant Games of America 2012

Well Done! Team Finger Lakes picked up 20 medals at the Games in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
National Minority Donor Awareness Week

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.
Hispanic Heritage Month

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...
Volunteer with Finger Lakes Donor Recovery

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

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.

  • Pass Life On!

    Document your wishes about organ donation and join the New York State Donate Life Registry

  • Facts About Organ Donation

    • If you are sick or injured and admitted to a hospital, the FIRST PRIORITY for emergency physicians and nurses is to SAVE YOUR LIFE, regardless of whether or not you have registered to be an organ donor.
    • Everyone waiting for a transplant is treated fairly and with respect. Objective medical criteria determine how donated organs are allocated to patients on the transplant waiting list.
    • All major religions approve of organ donation.
    • Check out "10 Facts About Organ Donation"

  • Explore the Interactive Body

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    Explore the illustrated, interactive body to learn about the organs and tissues that can be transplanted.

     

    Launch Interactive

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