Donate Life Rose Parade Float debut on New Year’s Day 2004. This beautiful float served as a memorial to organ and tissue donors. It works a platform for donor families, living donors and transplant recipients to inspire the world to save and heal those in need through the gift of life. It has become the world’s most visible campaign to inspire people to become organ, eye, and tissue donors.
As pee the current available data, almost 124,000 men, women and children have added their name and are awaiting organ transplants in the United States. For specific numbers visit unos.org
Bryan Stewart, chairman of the Donate Life Rose Parade Float Committee says that – “Every donation of organs, eyes and tissue begins an inspiring story that lives on forever”.
Donate Life Rose Parade Float 2015 :
Almost 70 organizations supporting Donate Life America’s life-saving mission unveiled their 12th Donate Life Rose Parade float, “The Never-Ending Story,”
This float features butterflies emerging from storybooks to symbolize the enduring power of organ, eye and tissue donation. The theme for 2015 Donate Life float is – “Inspiring Stories.”
The members of the organisation says that – One person can save up to eight lives through the donation of life saving organs – heart, kidney, liver, lungs, pancreas and small intestine – and help 50 people or more who need corneas to see, skin to heal from burns, and bones and connective tissue for common knee, back and dental surgeries. In addition, approximately 6,000 lives per year are saved by living kidney and liver donors.
Sign up with a driver’s license or state ID, or by visiting – www.DonateLifeAmerica.org.
For more information visit – www.DonateLifeFloat.org.