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Wyoming to Be Declared a Donate Life Community!
We are thrilled to announce that the State of Wyoming will soon be the declared the 2nd Donate Life State in the country! This could not have been accomplished without each and every one of our Advocates for Life. To celebrate, we invite you to join us at the State Proclamation and a reception immediately following. You can click the yellow "Read More" to access the invitation and RSVP.

And that's not all! We are also thrilled to share that the City of Casper will also be declared a Donate Life Community! You are also invited to join us at that proclamation as well on Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:00pm at The Lyric. We hope that you will join the Casper Mayor, City Council and Donor Alliance for the Donate Life Community Proclamation. A separate e-mail invitation will be e-mailed to you this week. Please contact Mandy with any questions. We hope to see you there!

Once again, these incredible accomplishments would not be happening without each and every one of you. Thank you for your continued hard work to help us accomplish our mission.
September is National DMV Appreciation Month!
National DMV Appreciation Month occurs in September each year and is a time for the Donate Life Community to say thank you and show its appreciation of DMV partners across the country through national and local events and outreach.

This is a time where we say "thank you" to the DMV and Driver Services staff in Colorado and Wyoming for registering 99% of donors in both states each year. Without this key partnership
Thank you, Joe, for an incredible 20 years of passion and dedication to Donor Alliance and our mission of saving and healing lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation.
October Advocate Call- Monday, October 9th at 5:00pm
We hope you can join us for our October Advocate call on Monday, October 9th! The link is good for all of 2023- but you can always e-mail Mandy for the link! Join us to chat about upcoming training classes and spend some social time together!
Advocate Spotlight: Adrienne Shirk from Boulder, CO
Donor Alliance Advocates for Life are the heart and soul of our efforts to inspire and inform our community about the importance of signing up to be an organ, eye and tissue donor in Colorado and Wyoming. Each of our Advocates has their own unique and inspiring story to tell. In this month's Advocate Spotlight, meet Adrienne Shirk, a passionate Advocate for the Cause from Boulder, CO. Christina has been an Advocate for Life for nearly 2 years!
Featured Upcoming Events
DDS: Liver Life Walk
We are looking for 1-2 Advocates to help staff a DDS table at this year's Liver Life Walk Colorado on September 23rd at Berkeley Lake Park in Denver from 8:00am-11:00am. To sign up, click here.
DDS: Mini Con Aurora *Donate Life Community
Calling all Comic Con fans! This free family-friendly event includes superheroes, comic-themed crafts and activities, panel discussions, exhibits, gaming and a cosplay costume contest. This year's event will feature over 50 vendors, multiple food trucks, special guests and more! We are looking for two Advocates for each shift to help staff a DDS table to interact with families in attendance. This event will take place on the Aurora Great Lawn and a tent will be provided. To sign up, click here.
DDS: Levitt Pavilion Concert Series- Indie 102. 3 Presents Lido Pimienta
Indie 102.3 presents Divinae Feminae, a free Latin concert event celebrating sounds from global phenomenon's Lido Pimienta, Katiria and Lolita. Come hang out with the Indie 102.3 team as we celebrate Latin Heritage Month at Levitt Pavilion on Friday, September 29th. As always, Donate Life Colorado will be there educating the community about the importance of organ and tissue donation with our booth full of information and surprises. Levitt Pavilion is located in Denver. To sign up, click here.
DDS: Colorado Springs Kidney Walk
The National Kidney Foundation is hosting their walk in Southern Colorado on the morning on Sunday, September 24th. We are looking for 1-2 Advocates to help staff a DDS table in their exhibitor area to share information and provide giveaways. To sign up, click here.
DDS: Cool Science Carnival
The 2023 Cool Science Carnival Day at UCCS in Colorado Springs is just around the corner! This hugely popular event typically attracts over 5,000 attendees and features dozens of demonstrations, shows, performances, laboratory tours, interactive exhibits and hands on activities for kids (K-8th grade). We are looking for 3 Advocates per shift to work alongside our Transplantation Science educators to interact with families in attendance. To sign up, click here.
DDS & Parade: UW Homecoming Game vs. New Mexico
This year, as part of our partnership with UW, we will have a DDS table near the Veterans Memorial Statue which is in line with the War Memorial Stadium entrance gates. We are being given this special location and recognition pre-game. We are looking for 1-2 Advocates to help staff our DDS table and share your stories to help register those interested and educate the public on the importance of donation. To sign up, click here.
Happy Birthday
to You!
2: Jeremy Mares
2: Dana Martin
3: Eva Krynovich
16: Halie Staszak
16: Jason Wynia
19: Karen Hassell
29: Mike Todd
Transplant Anniversaries
September 11, 1996
Lynn Konken, Tissue/Bone Recipient

September 1, 2008
Jaime Tellez Jr., Cornea Recipient

September 21, 2012
Michael Hale, Liver Recipient

September 8, 2014
Dean Hutto, Double Lung Recipient

September 17, 2014
Randy Schrantz, Recipient's Grandparent

September 15, 2015
Shea McGlade, Living Kidney Donor
Loved Ones
In loving memory of those who are not here today, but are forever present in our hearts.

September 23, 2009
Pat Thomas, Donor's Mother

September 3, 2019
Linden Butrym, Donor's Wife

If we have missed your loved ones date, please reach out to let us know.
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