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About the Campaign

The Hospital Organ Donation Campaign was launched in June 2011 as a special effort of the Workplace Partnership for Life. Through the campaign, organ, eye, and tissue donation organizations work with hospitals to create engaging donation registration drives, social media campaigns, and other events to raise awareness and register donors within the hospital's facilities and local community.

This national campaign was inspired by a very successful donor registration campaign conducted by the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA) and the Louisiana Hospital Association (LHA) in 2008 and 2009.

Read press releases about the Hospital Organ Donation Campaign.

Workplace Partnership for Life campaign gets major support from hospitals AHA Partners with HRSA on Organ Donor Registration Campaign External Web Site Policy 


National Donation Campus Challenge

Campus Challenge Partners have helped register more than 131,000 new donors.

Get Involved!

Join or create a Donation Campus Challenge and help save lives.

The success of the 2009 campus campaign generated interest on campuses around the Nation. Many post secondary institutions are continuing - or starting- campus efforts to increase donor registration. We intend to do everything possible to continue and support those efforts. Although there is no 2010 National Donation Campus Challenge, the 2009 campaign information and materials will remain on our Website so that whatever will be helpful to such efforts remains available. Please remember that statistics will very probably require updating. Current statistics can be found at http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/.

What is the Campus Challenge?
Launched in 2009, the National Donation Campus Challenge was a campaign to bring together organ and tissue donation organizations and universities, colleges, and other post-secondary campuses to educate campus communities on the critical need for organ and tissue donors and to increase donor registration through statewide donor registries.
  • Campus Challenge campaigns promote and strengthen the spirit of student involvement!
  • College students work together – with their campus communities and with local organ and tissue donation organizations – to spread the word about donation and provide opportunities for students, faculty, administrators, and alumni to register as organ and tissue donors.

Sign up! Become a Campus Challenge Partner Today!
Campus Challenge Partners, both “Campus Partners” – colleges, universities, and other post-secondary schools – and “National Partners” – national organizations and associations whose members are involved with institutions of higher learning – can join and get involved in the National Donation Campus Challenge.

  • Campus Partners participate by implementing campaign actions on campus including special events, competitions, public relations and social media campaigns, and donor registry drives to raise awareness on their campuses about the importance of organ and tissue donation and encourage donation registration.
  • National Partners participated by promoting the Campus Challenge to their membership and encouraging members to support the campaign and engage others on campus to work toward enrolling as Campus Partners.

2009 Campus Challenge Partners Included:

How to Engage your Campus?

  • Enlist the support and participation of fellow students and student groups on campus.
  • Contact campus administration (Student Life, Communications, Health and/or Athletic Departments) to request high-level campus campaign support.
  • Utilize the Campus Partner Tool Kit materials as guides and to support your school’s campus campaign.
  • Partner with your local organ and tissue donation organization. They can support your Campus Challenge campaign with additional ideas, resources, and materials.
  • Be inspired! Check out these Campus Partner Stories to read about some successful campaigns led by Campus Partners and donation organizations.

Materials and Resources
Check out the Campus Challenge Campaign Tool Kit, containing resources and tools created to support Campus Partners and National Partners in promoting and implementing a successful Campus Challenge campaign.

>  Campus Campaign Tool Kit

 


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