Opt-in or Opt-out Organ Donation

There are too many people waiting for a life-saving organ transplant in the United States and not enough organ donors available to give people a second chance at life. As true as this is, many countries and states have entered the controversial opt-in vs. opt-out organ donor debate and no matter what side they choose, […]

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New Wisconsin Online Organ Donor Registry

Donate Life HandsIn April 2010, Donate Life Wisconsin will open the doors of it’s new website, YesIWillWisconsin.com, to online organ donation registration. This is a first in Wisconsin’s history as they move from registering your choice to become an organ donor from the Wisconsin Department of Transplant (DOT) to a simple-to use online form to […]

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The Story of Molly. The Story of an Organ Donor.

Molly was 26 – beautiful, vivacious, fun loving, intelligent, kind…(I could continue with the adjectives but I think you get my point). On June 30th, she “fell” in a grocery store in the LA area – she literally just fell backwards as if someone had shoved her.  Her head hit the concrete floor – and […]

Federal Organ Donation?

I was just Twittering around yesterday and searched on “organ donation” to see if anyone else Twitters as much about the subject as I do. The title on one person’s message stood out: “And Now: Federal Organ Donation”. What?!? Following the link, I came across this article “Federal organ donation plan faces local opposition” recently […]

Organ Donors Needed!

April is National Donate Life Month. This encompasses all type of donations from organs, blood, tissue, to bone marrow. Organ donation, in particular, is very near and dear to my heart. In 2004, my wonderful husband received the gift of life through an angel donor in Detroit, Michigan. We don’t know the donor family but […]