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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 view social media content, light up locations or information to help spread the message about the power of living organ donation
check out the #LDW2023 Partner Resources here.
In-Person Finding a Living Donor Interactive SessionWednesday, September 13Toronto General Hospital
Virtual Finding a Living Donor Interactive SessionWednesday, September 13Online Event
Expedited One-Day Living Kidney Donor Evaluation in OntarioResults from pilot study, provincial initiatives to improve access to living kidney donations, transplantation and more with Dr. Ann Bugeja, Dr. Seychelle Yohanna and Dr. Sunita Singh.Tuesday, September 12, 2023Online: 12-1 pm EST
#ShareTheLight. As of September 1, 2023, the following landmarks will be lighting up green in honour of living donors, transplant recipients and everyone who makes living organ donation possible.
Email us a picture of a lit up landmark or local Living Donation Week meet up or event.
The 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 11.
Living Donor Recognition Event will be premiering on Facebook and YouTube on Monday, September 11th at 12 pm EST. 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 Ivica Balaban, a kidney transplant recipient and opera singer. Stories from coast to coast - British Columbia, Prairies, Central Canada, Atlantic Canada and Nunavut!
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 from across Canada. Realize your greatness. Save a life, leave a mark.
Great Actions Leave a Mark.
Candice Coghlan | Living Kidney Recipient
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 for Living Organ Donation, please visit
uhnfoundation.ca/livingorgan or call 416 340 3935.
Walk/Run/Support Team Transplant at the Yorkville/Constantine Run on September 10, 2023.