The Alabama Organ Center celebrates National Donate Life Month and National Blue and Green Day


National Donate Life Month is about saving and healing lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. Every April, Donate Life America and the Alabama Organ Center focuses state and national attention on how every individual has the potential to make LIFE possible by registering his or her decision to be an organ, eye and tissue donor and by considering being a living donor.

Donate Life America creates unique artwork for National Donate Life Month that illustrates the power of donation. The 2018 National Donate Life Month (NDLM) art was inspired by the image of a rainbow, and Maya Angelou's quote, "Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud."*

Often following a storm, the presence of a rainbow provides optimism and motivates us to endure through dark times. Organ, eye and tissue donation is the bridge of comfort and hope between one family's mourning and another's healing - turning tragedy into renewed life. The vibrant Donate Life rainbow in the NDLM artwork rises from stormy clouds, recognizing that it takes both rain and light to create the gift of a rainbow.

Maya Angelou's message applies to all of us, no matter our background or experiences. We all know rainbows - people that have helped carry us through life and its challenges. Continue reading


You have the power to SAVE lives.  Register as an organ, eye, and tissue donor
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To ensure your gift is honored, share your donation wishes with family and friends