Donate Life Texas

Press Releases

Here you’ll find recent Donate Life Texas press releases as well as other relevant media stories.

2021

DLT Fast Facts

January 11, 2021 – From UNOS:  Annual Record Trend Continues for Deceased Organ Donation, Deceased Donor Transplants

2020

DLT Fast Facts

December 3, 2020 – 2021 Donate Life Floral Sculpture to Honor Donation & Transplantation Professionals on New Year’s Day

November 11, 2020 – Donate Life Joins the Tournament of Roses 2021 TV Special

October 22, 2020 – NASCAR Driver Races to Raise Awareness for Organ & Tissue Donation and Honor Texans

October 9, 2020 – PHOTO OP: National Donate Life’s DPS Appreciation Celebration

June 7, 2020 – From the National Multicultural Action Group: National Minority Donor Awareness Month

March 19, 2020 – From UNOS: CMS Issues COVID-19 Guidance to Healthcare Providers

March 6, 2020 – Donate Life Texas Statement Regarding COVID-19

2019

DLT Fast Facts

December 17, 2019 – PHOTO OP: El Paso Kidney & Pancrease Recipient as Rider Donate Life Rose Parade Float

January 8, 2019 – From UNOS:  Organ Transplants in United States Set Sixth Consecutive Record in 2018

May 2, 2019 – 2020 Donate Life Rose Parade Float Theme Announcement

2018

December 2018 – PHOTO OP: Texas Liver Recipient Jeff Walburn to Ride on Donate Life Rose Parade Float

November 1, 2018 – NASCAR Driver to Honor Organ & Tissue Donors at V.R. Eaton High School

November 1, 2018 – Celebrating 11 Million and Counting

October 26, 2018 – Liver transplant recipient among 3,000 Waco Ironman competitors

January 9, 2018 – From UNOS:  Deceased Organ Donors in the United States Exceeded 10,000 for First Time in 2017

2017

DLT Fast Facts

December 2017 – PHOTO OP:  San Antonio Lung Transplant Recipient to Ride Donate Life Rose Parade Float

December 2017 – Donate Life Texas Tops 10 Million, Becomes Second Largest U.S. Donor Registry

November 2, 2017 – PHOTO OP:  NASCAR Driver to Honor Organ & Tissue Donors at Joshua High School

July 10, 2017 – From UNOS:  Odds for Receiving a Kidney Transplant Now Equal for Hispanic Candidates

June 27, 2017 – Donate Life Campaign with Walgreens to focus on Multicultural Communities

FAQs and Multicultural Donation / Transplant Statistics

April 21, 2017 – Dallas Voice, Leaving a living legacy

2016

July 5, 2016 – Apple & Donate Life America Bring Organ Donor Registration to iPhone

April 6, 2016  – Donation Fans Invited to Give NASCAR Driver “A Hand” at Photo Opportunity

March 10, 2016 – DLT Tops 8 Million, Thanks to Texas Department of Public Safety

2015

November 1, 2015 – PHOTO OP – South Dallas DPS Mega Center Hosts Gase, Donate Life Texas #52 car on 11/5

October 29, 2015 – ZAK Products & Grapevine Ford Lincoln to Host Sprint Cup Driver Gase and DLT Registration Drive

October 5, 2015 – Donate Life Texas announces partnership with NASCAR XFinity driver Joey Gase

August 6, 2015 – Houston Mother & Daughter to Represent Donate Life Texas on Rose Parade Float

June 11, 2015 – Donate Life Rose Parade Float Design Unveiled

April 2015 –  National Donate Life Month, Donation and Transplantation Statistics

March 13, 2015 – Donation and Transplantation Community to Celebrate Donate Life Texas Day at the Capitol

January 7, 2015 – Donate Life Texas Announces 7 Millionth Registration

2014

2014 Donate Life Texas Annual Report

Dec. 28, 2014 – Dallas Transplant Recipient to Ride Donate Life Rose Bowl Parade Float

Nov. 6, 2014 – Donate Life Texas Joins Faith Communities for National Donor Sabbath