Rose Parade Honors the Gift of Life
Special Float is Tribute to
In an instant, everything changed.
“Our bond will last a lifetime, like the gift of life that accompanied it,” says the now grown
The gift of life is the subject of a breathtaking float at the 120th annual Rose Parade taking place on
Floragraphs, according to Rose Parade officials, are life like portraits created with organic materials including flowers. The float itself will carry more than 1,000 roses with personal messages of love, gratitude and hope to a donor, recipient or transplant candidate.
Sadly, almost 100,000 people in the U.S. await a life-saving organ transplant, and more than 28,000 lives are saved each year through organ donation. Daily, almost 20 people die waiting for the organs needed to save their lives.
According to Nebraska Organ Recovery System spokesperson
“Losing a child is extremely difficult,” says
Nebraska Organ Recovery System (NORS) is the federally designated organ procurement organization (OPO) for
SOURCE Nebraska Organ Recovery System