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The University of Wisconsin Organ and Tissue Donation service is located within a major academic medical center and is recognized as one of the most successful organ procurement programs in the nation. Learn more about UW Health Transplant
UW Health Transplant Calendar 2015: Carol Wright

Meet the People in Our Calendar


Carol (left) and all the people featured in our 2015 transplant calendar are layers of life in the world of organ and tissue donation and transplantation.


Meet our calendar participants

April Thums in front of the Donate Life float Jan. 1, 2015, at the Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif.

Lasting Impression


April Thums, an intensive care unit nurse and certified organ donation requestor at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, made the trip to the Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., to help support the family of one of her patients who passed away in 2010 and was featured on the Donate Life float.


Read more about April's trip

Organ recipient and advocate Ted with transplant coordinatory Mary

Honoring Henry


Henry Mackaman was only 21 when he passed away from bacterial meningitis. His family shares a loving tribute to Henry as they reflect on his love of music, writing, family and friends.


Read Read Henry's story or browse our donor tributes

UW Organ and Tissue Donation: OTD cars

Driver Education


Use our organ donation toolkit to educate prospective drivers about the importance of knowing about donation options.


Learn more about our Driver Education toolkit

UW Organ and Tissue Donation: volunteers 



Donor families, recipients and anyone who is passionate about organ donation and transplantation are welcome to join the volunteer team.


Learn more about volunteering


Organ Donation Promotion Tool Kit

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