Programs and Events Promoting Organ and Tissue Donation
Donate Life Run/Walk
The annual Donate Life Run/Walk is Donor Network West’s biggest fundraising event that takes place in September. The run/walk features a 5K, 10K, and Kids’ Dash and promotes organ and tissue donation in the community.
Giving Me Life Art Exhibition
Giving Me Life: A Visual Journey of African American Organ and Tissue Transplant Recipients is a groundbreaking photography and multimedia exhibition. The art installation was on display at the African American Museum and Library at Oakland (AAMLO). Future displays are in the works.
Got the Dot
Got the Dot serves as an opportunity for local businesses in the Santa Clara area to celebrate patrons who are registered as organ donors from June through July. The pink dot on their driver’s license or ID card provides a discount or a special offer at participating businesses.
Have a Little Heart
The Have a Little Heart program serves as an opportunity for Reno, NV local businesses to celebrate patrons who are registered as donors during Donate Life Month in April. The red heart on their driver’s license or ID card provides a discount or a special offer at participating businesses.
Holiday Card Art Contest
Every year, Donor Network West challenges high school artists in its service area of Northern California and Nevada to create impactful and inspiring artwork that highlights organ and tissue donation. Multiple prizes are awarded and the winning piece is featured on Donor Network West’s holiday card.
National Donor Sabbath
Organ and tissue donation heals lives and is a generous act supported by all major religions. Donor Network West’s “Celebrating Faith, Hope, and Life” program runs throughout the month of November. We encourage faith leaders to promote organ and tissue donation amongst their members.
San Francisco Citywide Revival
Donor Network West, together with Bay Area Baptist Church ministers, host a 5 day event at a San Francisco missionary to promote health and wellness as well as the importance of organ and tissue donation.