April is Donate Life Month

Monday, April 2, 2018

April is National Donate Life Month. This month-long celebration was created by Donate Life America in 2003 and aims to promote organ, eye, and tissue donation.

This year’s artwork was inspired by the image of a rainbow and Maya Angelou’s quote, “Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.”

Lapel Pins – Survey for Transplant Professionals

To show their connection to transplantation, thousands of people wear lapel pins. Donate Life America is in the process of creating additional pin styles for transplant professionals. Take their survey by April 30 to request your favorite designs. The winning pins will be available at ATC.

New: National Pediatric Transplant Week

New in 2018 is National Pediatric Transplant Week, which will be celebrated April 23-27, 2018. National Pediatric Transplant Week was created in collaboration with Donate Life America, the AST,  the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).