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University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics
Ripple Effect
Summer 2013

DMV Initiative in Pilot Test Phase

  Drivers License Application

When people are deciding if they wish to register as an organ donor, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. However, the DMV actually plays a big role in increasing the number of registered donors. Learn how the agency is helping to make a difference


Learning the Lingo: DLW and YIW

  Donate Life WI

Are you curious about the difference between Donate Life Wisconsin and Yes I Will Wisconsin? One is an organization and one is a campaign. Learn the lingo and find out more. Discover what these two initiatives are all about


Hospitals Honored with Donation Service Medals

  OPO Medals of Honor

Nine hospitals within the UW OTD service area were recently recognized with the Medal of Honor award for their work to increase the number of organs available for transplantation. Rear Admiral Kenneth Moritsugu, UWPHS (Ret.), former Surgeon General of the United States, gave a heartfelt speech in a ceremony recognizing the hospitals. Read more about the ceremony


Aspirus Wausau Hospital Honors Donors


The team at Aspirus Wausau Hospital hosted a donor remembrance ceremony in May. During the ceremony, they honored 13 organ donors from the hospital who made the selfless decision to give the gift of life. Find out how they hope the remembrances will continue to bloom into the future


The Nuts and Bolts of Our Online Tool Kit

If you haven't visited our new online donation promotion tool kit, you're missing out on some of the best, easiest and fastest ways to elevate your efforts. From media tips to logos, it's a one-stop shop to help you in your donation promotion efforts. We’ve also updated our Promote Donation section, so take some time to check out that information too. Check out the tool kit | Explore the new Promote Donation section


Capital Yes! Legacy of Life Day and Capital City 5K

On Saturday, July 27, join in a celebration for transplant recipients, living donors and donor families. This is your chance to meet others who believe in the life-giving and life-enhancing gifts that come through organ, tissue and eye donation. Spend the day enjoying engaging workshops about the organ donation experience, and wrap things up with a 5K twilight run/walk and pool party. Learn more about Legacy of Life Day | Register for the Capital City 5K run/walk


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