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Volunteer Blood Donor Month
Offical Birthdate of the SC Donor Registry Online Access -January 14, 2009
National Eye Donor Month & National Kidney Month
National Donate Life Month
April 1, 2015- Donate Life South Carolina and LifePoint celebrate National Donate Life Month this April. Kicking off the month-long celebration Donate Life South Carolina and the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles will hold a joint press conference at 10:00 AM on April 2, 2015 in the first floor lobby of the South Carolina State House in Columbia. This press conference will announce the results of the first year of the renewed partnership to increase the number of registered donors in the state. Governor Nikki Haley will speak followed by Senator Katrina Shealy of Lexington County, who will announce a Senate resolution designating April as Donate Life Month in South Carolina.
April 17, 2015- National Blue and Green Day:
The public is encouraged to wear blue and green, hold events and fundraisers, and partner with other community organizations in an effort to spread awareness about organ, eye and tissue donation and transplantation. Over 35 South Carolina DMV offices will be participating to show support for organ, eye and tissue donation. Several hospitals across the state will also recognize this day.
April 17, 2015- Wall of Hope and Linking Hands for Life:
Baptist Easley Hospital will unveil a Wall of Hope exhibit at 1:00 PM. The purpose of this exhibit is to help raise awareness about the need for more organ, eye and tissue donors in Pickens County, as well as all of the Upstate. The Wall of Hope consists of a series of large full-color panels that tell the stories of local transplant recipients and donors. Following the Wall of Hope unveiling, there will be a Linking Hands For Life ceremony on the hospital’s front lawn. The linking of hands is a symbolic chain of remembrance and thanksgiving that represents the cycle of life connecting transplant recipients and donor families.
April 17, 2015- Clemson University Sigma Pi Blue Green Celebration:
Join us in celebrating Blue Green Day at the Library Bridge/ Main Library at 10:00 am. Clemson alumnus and guest speaker- Lannie Hudson, Miss South Carolina,will be there to speak about the importance of Organ, Eye and Tissue donation for transplantation. Refreshments * Giveaways * Music * Fun!
April 18, 2015- LifePoint Donor Family Ceremony:
LifePoint will hold its annual Donor Remembrance Ceremony in Columbia. This private ceremony honors donors from South Carolina for giving the Gift of Life. Each year, several hundred donor family members from across the state attend this event.
LifePoint/Donate Life SC Volunteer Orientation
August - September 2015
Various locations throughout South Carolina. To sign up for an orientation class, contact Shirley McAdams at firstname.lastname@example.org
Donate Life Duel
This event runs for two months between fans of Clemson and University of South Carolina. The “team” that signs up the most people in the S.C. Donor Registry wins a trophy to be kept for the year.
November - December 2015
S.C. religious organizations commemorate donation. For more details on how your religious organization may participate or to get materials go to the Donate Life South Carolina Donor Sabbath Resource Page.
Floragraph Ceremonies for 2016 Rose Parade
December 2015 (TBD)
LifePoint and Donate Life South Carolina honor one donor from the state with a floral portrait that will be on the Donate Life Rose Parade Float. This is thanks to a grant from Bridge To Life.
10K, 5K, & 1/2 Mile Fun Run/Walk
February 27, 2016
James Island County Park, Charleston, S.C.
Our event just keeps getting bigger and better, so mark your calendar now and be part of the fun in 2016. Everyone is welcome - serious runners, leisurely walkers, donor families, transplant recipients, healthcare professionals, and all others who want to participate. It's a great way to show your support for saving and improving lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. Watch this site for registration and sponsorship details and plan to join us again or for your first time.
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