By signing up to the Donate Life Colorado Donor Registry, you can be someone’s hero. One heroic choice can save and heal lives.
one donor can save up to eight lives through organ donation.
one donor can save and heal up to 75 lives through tissue donation.
one donor can save the sight of 2 individuals through eye donation.
68% of Coloradans have signed up to be organ, eye and tissue donors.
Nearly 2,500 people in Colorado are currently waiting for a lifesaving transplant.
“It’s hard to describe the feeling of gratitude I have for being given my life back,” she said. “It’s an amazing experience to live through something very critical and scary and then be told you have a second chance at life. It is an incredible gift.”
In 2013, Tiffany suddenly became ill with terrible flu-like symptoms and rapid weight gain. After visiting the ER, Tiffany received life-changing news. Her liver had completely shut down, and she only had a 20 percent chance of surviving more than three months. Her only long-term chance for survival was a liver transplant.
A few months passed. Tiffany had already begun making her end-of-life arrangements, including talking to her two children about how their lives would change. Tiffany finally received a call that there was a liver available for her.
After receiving her lifesaving liver transplant, Tiffany now finds beauty in the simple things and has found a new appreciation for life.