The Ripple Effect: An eNewsletter for the UW Health Organ Procurement Organization



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Doug's Story

After a long and courageous battle with ALS, Doug Posorske left behind a legacy of love that touched the lives of so many. Read Doug's story

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October 2011


One discussion, one family and one organ donor at a time. This messaging causes a ripple effect that changes Wisconsin and the world beyond our state's borders. Welcome to The Ripple Effect, an e-newsletter that brings you the latest news and information related to organ donation.


Wisconsin Badgers Team Up to Support Organ Donation

Badger fans now have the chance to show their true colors - red, white and orange. Learn how an expanded partnership between the Wisconsin Badgers, UW OPO and Donate Life is working to make a difference for Wisconsin residents. Read more

Rippling Across the U.S.: How One Family Created Thousands of Ripples

In April 2010, the Greiner family sold their home in Illinois, packed up a few necessities, loaded into their minivan and embarked on their U.S. tour. The goal - to visit every state and increase registered organ donors in each state. Read more

Are You Social for Life?

Are you among the 700 million worldwide on Facebook? Even if being social to you means going down to the local diner, there are many ways you can help raise awareness about the importance of organ, tissue and eye donation. Learn more

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