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Team Alabama Wants YOU to Join the 2024 Transplant Games in Birmingham

If you haven’t already heard, the Transplant Life Foundation recently announced that Birmingham will host the 2024 Transplant Games of America. The Games, which will take place July 5-10, 2024, is a national, festival-style, multi-sport event that will bring together nearly 10,000 members of the transplant community.

Driving our Mission

Chances are if you’ve chosen to become a registered organ donor, you did so when getting or renewing your driver’s license at your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office. In fact, 98 percent of individuals across the country register their donation decision through their local DMV.

Donate Life Alabama License Plate

Have you gotten your Donate Life plate? We love seeing all the unique plates throughout the state. The plate is now available at your local DMV or reserve your personalized plate by clicking the graphic to the left.

Putting a Face – Or Car Wrapping – to the Organ Donation Cause

Jared Tyler likes standing out. And as a two-time heart recipient, he knows that his story has the potential to attract attention and further the cause of organ donation. “I like being different. And if I can stand out and send a message that hopefully inspires more people to sign up as registered organ donors, that would be incredible,” he said.

The Art of Sharing

Visit our new mural at the corner of 5th Avenue and Richard Arrington Blvd. Take a picture and post it using #ALgivehope

Get to Know Legacy of Hope’s New Executive Director

Christy Keahey moved into the Legacy of Hope executive director role on June 1, 2023. To help get to know her better and look forward to the goals she has for the organization, we asked her a few questions about her connection to organ donation and what she loves most about the mission.

Legacy of Hope Sets New Organizational Record in 2022

Legacy of Hope is proud to share the news, we saved more lives through organ donation in 2022 than ever before! We coordinated 292 organ donors resulting in 714 organs transplanted. We also healed more lives through tissue donation with 553 tissue donors.

Window Clings Serve as a Memorial to Donors

Legacy of Hope recently installed new window clings on our office at 516 20th Street South in Birmingham. The clings serve as a memorial to our 2021 donors and an expression of gratitude to their families.