Ripple Effect eNewsletter

Volume 5

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Number of "widgets" we use at events in one year: 45,500

 

Number of miles we put on the two outreach/education cars in one year: 73,000

 

Number of hospitals served by the UW Health OPO = 104

 

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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. 


Organ donation medals of honorTwelve Hospitals Honored for Donation Excellence

Twelve hospitals in the UW Health Organ Procurement Organization's (OPO) designated service area (DSA) have been honored for their leadership in organ donation. Read more 

 

Organ donation Rose Bowl floatWisconsin Donor Family Featured on Rose Bowl Float

The Donate Life Rose Parade float, which is the nation's largest public celebration of organ, eye and tissue donation, is supported by approximately 120 organizations from across the nation. Read more

 

Donate Life logoDesignated Requestor Program Aids Donor Families

What happens when the family hasn't talked about donation and the donor doesn't have the dot on his or her license? Our trained professionals, called designated requestors, talk to families about the opportunity to donate. Read more

 

2010 to be an Incredible Year in Wisconsin

In April our state's first online donor registry, and then the 2010 National Kidney Foundation U.S. Transplant Games in Madison starting July 30. Read more


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