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2020 is the perfect time to hear our Call – ONE VOICE, ONE VISION …TO HEAL AND SAVE LIVES National Minority Donor Awareness Month is a collaborative effort by the National Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation Multicultural Action Group to save and improve the quality of life of diverse communities by creating a positive culture…Read More
With the ongoing spread of COVID-19, we will be observing National Donate Life Month online. Please join us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to help us honor donors, recipients, and their families and caregivers. We will also be recognizing the clinical teams continuing their dedicated work during this time to help honor the gift of…Read More
For Black History Month, we are recognizing the more than 19,000 black living donors who gave the gift of life. Each year, less than a third of the patients on the national waiting list receive a transplant, and on average, 22 people die each day while waiting. Our limited supply of deceased donor organs cannot…Read More
There were more lives saved in Virginia in 2019 through the generosity of organ donation than ever before. According to data from the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN), there were 1,146* organ transplants in Virginia last year. This includes donations from both living and deceased donors. In 2018, there were a total of 916…Read More
Donate Life Virginia is proud to partner with NASCAR driver and Donate Life advocate Joey Gase for the Xfinity Series race at Richmond Raceway on September 20. “I’m so excited to have our friends at Donate Life Virginia back on board with us for the Go Bowling 250. They’ve been a great partner to have…Read More