Latest Transplants In Mind Stories

2010-12-10 00:00:44

Donor Alliance was named the successor organization to the Donor Awareness Council, officially assuming the organization's responsibilities on July 1, 2010. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 Donor Alliance, the federally designated organ procurement organization and American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) accredited tissue bank serving Colorado and most of Wyoming, was named the successor organization to the Donor Awareness Council (DAC), officially assuming the organization's...

2010-10-19 15:38:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue providing education and awareness about the need for organ and tissue donors in Pennsylvania, faith-based organizations throughout the commonwealth will support the 15th Annual National Donor Sabbath Weekend, Nov. 12-14, 2010. Endorsed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to promote the interfaith celebration of life and the importance of organ and tissue donation, the three-day observance is intended to educate area...

2010-05-05 13:31:00

PITTSBURGH, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A special event featuring a life-size version of a favorite surgical board game and social media are credited with motivating over 130 students at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh to sign up for the It's On! Campus Challenge, a campaign for organ and tissue donation awareness held during April, National Donate Life Month. The friendly competition to see which Pennsylvania colleges and universities could register the most new organ donors highlighted an...

2010-03-02 17:13:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The tradition of stepping has been a part of the African-American sorority and fraternity experience for decades. Spoken word as a performance art dates back to the legacy of storytelling that has existed for generations. For the first-time ever, an event that combines these two expressions will be featured as a part of the state's effort to raise awareness about the importance of organ and tissue donor designation among African-Americans. The...

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