Advocate in your Community

Want to help educate your community about the beneficial impact of organ and tissue donation? We can help. It can be a rewarding experience, and there are many ways to get started. Check out some of the ideas and resources below.

Supporting National Donate Life Month

National Donate Life Month is an entire month dedicated to honoring the gift of life and encouraging people to register as an organ, eye and tissue donors.  This is an opportunity to join in the nationwide celebration by hosting various activities and events to build awareness around donation.

Below are some ideas on how to implement National Donate Life Month campaigns and activities into your life. All of these resources can be downloaded at www.donatelife.net/ndlm.

  • Donate Life Month posters
  • Web banners
  • Social media images
  • Twibbons (an overlay image to add to your Facebook)

Twibbon for Facebook profile picture

One special day during the month to mark on your calendars is Friday, April 21, which is National Donate Life Blue and Green Day. In collaboration with Donate Life America, we are encouraging donation advocates to wear blue and green during this day in support of organ, eye, and tissue donation and to all those in need of a life-saving transplant. You can find resources for blue and green day at www.donatelife.net/blue-green-day.

 

Want to display donation information at a health fair or community event?

These tools will help you create an engaging and informative booth to display at local health fairs, events, and community gatherings.

Bring donation to minority communities

Did you know that over 50% of people waiting for a life-saving organ transplant are ethnic minorities?  This one page sheet provides talking points about donation specifically relating to minorities.

Visit our page covering donation in minority communities

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Promote registration

Hand out this one-page flier to encourage people to register to give the gift of life.
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Fast Facts

Answer almost any inquiry with this list of common donation questions and answers.
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Check your vocab

Terminology can play a big role in the fears and misconceptions around organ and tissue donation. This sheet will help you avoid negative language when discussing donation.
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Post it

This legal-size poster features the story of little Kaden, a young liver recipient who was given a second chance after experiencing liver failure from a rare disease when he was just one year old. It is sure to attract attention and help spark conversation around donation.
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Gear up

What booth is complete without a little swag? From hats to bags, bracelets to flags, you can find all the Donate Life merchandise you need for your event.

Find additional donation resources

This sheet provides contact information for local organizations that facilitate cornea, blood, living kidney, and whole body donation.
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Looking to share your donation story?

Do you have a personal connection to donation and want to share your story? There are many ways for you to raise awareness about donation—at work, places of worship, or civic group meetings.

Story format suggestions

This sheet is designed to help guide you as you prepare to tell your donation story.
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Donation terminology

Terminology can play a big role in the fears and misconceptions around organ and tissue donation. This sheet will help you avoid negative language when discussing donation.
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Frequently asked questions

A list of common donation questions, to help you provide answers about donation and transplantation.
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Registration flier

This printable one-page flyer includes a registration form for people to register as an organ, eye, and tissue donor.
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Donate Life merchandise

Show your support for donation and transplantation by sporting your favorite Donate Life gear!