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Living Donation Week is a public awareness event launched by the Centre for Living Organ Donation in 2020 with support from the transplant community across Canada and beyond. It is held annually, starting the Sunday after Labour Day.
Living kidney and living liver donation is a life-giving option that offers a shorter pathway to better health for those awaiting a liver or kidney transplant.
This September, join us and our partners in:
To receive updates or register for a free event visit
For a complete list of Living Donation Week events and announcements visit bit.ly/LDW22Share
To add relevant events to the shared calendar and help spread the message about the power of living organ donation check out the
#LDW2022 Partner Kit
Living Donation Week 2021 Highlights
LDW2022 Program Eventbrite Page and click Register Button to reserve your ticket.
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Send us a picture of a lit up landmark or be part of a local event. For more info, email
Confirmed participants on each day of Living Donation Week:
Note — Due to the passing of Queen Elizabeth, some locations will be lighting up blue or lighting up later. Follow
@givelifeuhn for the latest updates.
Gratitude Wall is a public kudo board. Write a message of thanks to your living donor, transplant recipient, doctor, surgeon, nurse, social worker or whoever helped you along the way on your transplant or donation journey. Messages will be shared with the transplant community, including team members at UHN and beyond. We will also be highlighting your messages during the Living Donor Celebration Event livestream on September 12.
Our annual Living Donor Recognition Event will be livestreamed on September 12 at 12 noon Eastern. Emceed by Centre for Living Organ Donation Education & Outreach Coordinator, Candice Coghlan, and patient partner and Green Table Talk host, Jennen Johnson, this event will feature living donation stories, messages of gratitude from recipients and families, community partners and transplant leaders, special entertainment courtesy of Hellnback and a few special special surprises.
Living Donation Week - Celebration Event
Great Actions Leave A Mark
Living organ donation reduces deaths on the transplant wait list and gives kidney and liver recipients and their families a new chance at life.
Great Actions Leave A Mark tells the inspiring stories behind the scars of living kidney and liver donors and recipients.
#LDW2022 Shared Events Calendar for more information.
We are grateful for the generosity of our founding supporters:
Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc.
Kearney and Cahill Families
and to all of our donors and partners.
To learn how you can support the Centre, please visit
uhnfoundation.ca/livingorgan or call 416 340 3935.