Donate Life Virginia News

This Fall, Warm Up to Becoming an Organ Donor

By Lara Malbon / October 21, 2021

With cooler temps and beautiful foliage, autumn in Virginia is one of our favorite seasons. It’s also a great time to become an organ, eye and tissue donor. Here are five compelling reasons why. There’s an urgent need for organ donors right nowRight now, more than 2,400 Virginians are waiting for a life-saving transplant. Across…

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By Lara Malbon / July 30, 2021

August is National Multiethnic Donor Awareness Month and it 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 for organ, eye, and tissue donation. National Multiethnic Donor Awareness Month stems from National Minority…

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Donate Life Hollywood’s Top 5 Film Picks

By Emily Greenwood / July 20, 2021

When Hollywood needs a compelling storyline, a plot that involves organ transplantation can be extremely poignant. Trouble is, filmmakers tend to take too much creative license and end up distorting the facts. Fortunately, our friends at Donate Life Hollywood are keeping moviemakers honest—and saving lives in the process. The organization connects storytellers with Donate Life…

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5 Facts About Organ Donation

By Emily Greenwood / June 8, 2021

When it comes to organ donation, rumors and myths seem to spread faster than the truth. So, here are 5 irrefutable facts to set the record straight. You’re never too old or unhealthy to donateThere’s such a critical need for organs in the U.S., the criteria for donation are changing constantly—which means that in most…

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5 Reasons to Become an Organ Donor

By Emily Greenwood / May 4, 2021

On the fence about organ donation? You should register. You’ll be doing something generous, compassionate and selfless. But more importantly, organ donors give transplant recipients a second chance at life. And that’s really amazing. Here are 5 other important reasons to update your donor status. Organ donors save lives. In fact, one donor can save…

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