Join Us In Celebrating

This year, National #DonateLifeMonth Blue & Green Spirit Week runs from April 6 through Blue & Green Day on April 12! Join us for star-studded activities celebrating the #DonateLife message, honoring donors, and giving hope to those waiting for a second chance at life. You can plan your week with the Blue & Green Spirit Week calendar, and then get ready to shine and share your blue & green colors on #BlueGreenDay! #BlueGreenSpiritWeek 💙💚

Light the Bridges
Check out the Morrison Bridge which will light up Blue & Green on April 8th-to represent the 8 lives that can be saved by one organ donor!

Make Blue & Green Treats
Make Blue & Green Treats like these Butterfinger Monster Cookies or some blue and green Peanut Butter Dog Treats for your furry friends.

Spread Love & Joy with Love Rocks
Follow these instructions for making your own Love Rocks.

Raise the Donate Life Flag
Look out for the Donate Life Flag flying at your hospital this month! Order a Donate Life flag here.

Photo Contest
Submit your photos to the National Donate Life Blue & Green Day photo contest from April 12-19.

Show your colors on Blue & Green Day! April 12
Please share your Blue & Green day moments by emailing your photos. We’ll highlight these activities on Donate Life Northwest’s social media pages.

Other Ways to Celebrate Donate Life Month

Art Contest Workshop: Painting: April 13
Donate Life Northwest will be hosting a painting workshop for those who want to participate in their Art Contest.
Painting Workshop: Saturday, April 13
Open Time Art Workshop: Sunday, May 5

Washington State Governor’s Gift of Life Award Ceremony: April 4
Cascade Life Alliance and LifeCenter Northwest are holding an event for donor families in which Washington State Governor Jay Inslee will honor those “who gave the gift of life in 2023 for their greatest act of kindness: donating organs to to save the lives of others.”

Donate Life Northwest Gatherings
Pub Night: April 25
Pop into Radio Room in Portland between 5:00pm and 7:00pm and celebrate Donate Life Month! Find more information and RSVP here.

Eastern Oregon Happy Hour: April 16
DLNW is on the road again! Join them for a community mixer at Final Cut Pizza and Pub in La Grande from 5:30pm-7:00pm. Find more information and RSVP here.

Transplant Professionals Day:
April 24
Follow Donate Life Northwest on social media as they highlight the professionals who help make the gifts of donation and transplantation possible.

YesIdaho! Events

April 9, 6:00pm, Envision Sight, formerly The Idaho Lions Eye Bank, will host a dinner for those that are interested in finding out more about Yes Idaho and potential future events. 1090 N. Cole Road, Boise, Idaho. RSVP

April 10, 9:00am – Boise Mayor McClean has written a proclamation asking Boise residents to register to be donors and talk with their families. The proclamation will be read, and a Donate Life Flag will be raised and flown for the remainder of April. Please attend if you can on the steps of Boise City Hall

April 16, 10:30am – Panel of religious leaders discussing their various religion’s views on organ donation at Boise Main Library, 715 S. Capital Blvd., Marion Bingham Room

Share Your Story
Organ donation is a profoundly unique experience and it is the personal stories shared by donor family members and recipients that give the rest of the world a glimpse at the heroes whose lives have been forever changed by donation. We would be honored to include your story if you are interested in sharing it with us.

Please use this link to submit your story.

Show Your Artistic Side
Print off a Donate Life Month coloring page in English or Spanish and show off our coloring skills. Use this opportunity to have the donation conversation with your family.

Share Donation Facts
For hospitals or places of business with video screens, download the Facts About Donation Slide Set

National Donate Life Month (NDLM) was established by Donate Life America and its partnering organizations in 2003. Observed in April each year, National Donate Life Month helps raise awareness about donation, encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to honor those that have saved lives through the gift of donation.

Contact us for more information about Donate Life Month events.