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Donor Network West cordially invites you and your family to a special ceremony to honor and remember all of those who gave the Gift of Life. The Donor Family Ceremonies bring together donor families from across our donation service area who have lost a loved one, who has given the Gift of Life through organ, eye and tissue donation. It is our privilege to host this special gathering to honor and acknowledge your loved one.

2023 Donor Family Ceremony Dates & Locations

Saturday, April 29 - Pleasanton, CA

Saturday, May 13 - Reno, NV

Saturday, May 20 - Fresno, CA

All ceremonies are from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. A buffet lunch will be served. Parking is complimentary for all attendees.

Please take a moment to review the following

Important Information

Photo Submissions

To have a photo of your loved one included in the Memory Book and Ceremony Slide Show, it must be submitted by February 24, 2023. Please email a photo of your loved one to [email protected].

(Please see below for guidelines)

  • Minimum photo size is 4x6 (576 x 863px)
  • JPEG or PNG format
  • Portrait orientation preferred
  • No collages or screenshots
  • Please have the photo saved with your loved one's name as the file name

Donor Memorial Quilt

Donor Network West invites you to create a quilt square for one of our Donor Memorial Quilts. Each quilt square is meant to commemorate the life of your loved one and the gift of life graciously given. If you are attending a ceremony, feel free to bring your quilt square with you and you will have a chance to pin it on a future quilt. To complete the form and learn more visiting our Donor Memorial Quilts page.

COVID Protocol

The safety of our guests is our utmost concern, we will be following current COVID-19 protocol guidelines -- please check back here, two weeks prior to the ceremony you registered to attend.

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].