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University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics
Ripple Effect
Spring 2013

New Name, Same Mission

  The Gift of Organ Donation

The UW organ and tissue donation team is honored to work with hundreds of dedicated physicians, hospital staff members, donor family members, transplant recipients, volunteers and community partners in the same life-saving mission of organ and tissue donation. Because they value these partnerships, the team is excited to announce a change to the program's name. Learn the new name and what it means


New Online Donation Tool Kit

  Dottie Donor Dot at Computer

April is National Donate Life Month, but anytime is the right time to promote organ, tissue and eye donation. UW Organ and Tissue Donation services has released a new online donation promotion tool kit that makes it easy to create events, or engage the media to educate more people about the importance of organ, tissue and eye donation. Find out what's in the kit and how you can get started


Racing for Organ Donation

  Steve Parsons and Dottie

Steve Parsons is a dedicated volunteer who is committed to promoting the mission of organ, tissue and eye donation. To honor the 10th anniversary of his daughter Kim's passing, Steve, and more than three dozen sponsors, will celebrate her life by donating the feature race trophies at 60 race tracks throughout the state. Read more and see the upcoming race schedule


Skier is "Dottie" About Organ Donation

  Destination Donation Alpine Ski Team

Sarah Petelinsek's dad co-founded Destination Donation, an organization designed to encourage athletes (and even non-athletes) to come together to raise awareness about organ donation. So, it's no wonder that 15-year-old Sarah would be inspired to combine the message of organ donation with one of her passions - Alpine ski racing. Find out how Sarah is helping to make a difference


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