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University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics
Ripple Effect
Winter 2014

Spotlight on Life Gala Features "Celebrity" Dance Competition

  Spotlight on Life Gala

The 2014 Spotlight on Life Gala benefiting the National Kidney Foundation is nearly here. The event will feature a "celebrity" dance competition to help raise funds. Dancers have already been training for the competition on January 25. Find out who is dancing and how they hope their participation will make a difference


New Video Teaches Teens About Organ Donation

  Drivers Ed Video

When Wisconsin driver's education instructors teach their classes about the importance of organ donations, they have the option of using a video by UW Organ and Tissue Donation Services. Learn how the video helps make a difference for organ donation efforts


Thanks for Helping Make Orangetober a Success


This past October, a new campaign from UW Organ and Tissue Donation Services sought to double the average number of donor registrations during the month. Thank you to everyone who helped make this first-ever campaign a success. Find out the results of the campaign


How the Transplant Games Help: One Participant's Experience

  Rachel Maske and Dottie

When Rachel's sister passed away, she wasn't sure how she would get through such a difficult time. But one of the most important events she experienced was the Transplant Games in 2010. She shares what made the event so meaningful for her. Read Rachel's story


Doug's Story: Paying it Forward

  Doug Bartow

Doug Bartow is on a mission to give back for what he received. After undergoing a liver transplant in 2010, Doug (pictured with his wife) has worked tirelessly to help raise awareness about the crucial need for organ donation. Meet Doug and learn how he tries to honor his "donor angel"


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