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June 20, 2023 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Check Your Heart Capitol Rally
Join hundreds of donor family members, transplant recipients, waiting patients, medical professionals and other supporters to encourage lawmakers to support organ, eye and tissue donation in Michigan at the second Gift of Life Michigan Check Your Heart Rally in Lansing! FREE shuttle buses are available from select areas.
June 28, 2023 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Educational Forum for Funeral Professionals and MEIs
Join us for a free educational and professional development event for funeral professionals and medical examiner investigators. Learn best practices, insight into the organ & tissue donation process and opportunities for improved collaboration and communication to better serve families.
July 22, 2023 7:00 am to 11:00 am
Join thousands of organ, eye and tissue donation supporters for a fantastic day at Belle Isle State Park!
August 3, 2023 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Check Your Heart Community Open House
Join Gift of Life staff, volunteers and many more supporters to learn about the latest in organ, eye and tissue donation in Michigan. Take a tour of Gift of Life’s facilities to see how we honor life through donation.
August 16, 2023 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Donate Life Night at the Zoo
We have an exciting evening planned for you at the John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids!
August 25, 2023 7:10 pm to 10:00 pm
Detroit Tigers “Donate Life” Game
Join the Donate Life Coalition of Michigan for their annual Donate Life game night with the Detroit Tigers!
Community | October 17, 2022 12:00 am to 11:59 pm
Gift of Life HOSA Challenge
Michigan HOSA chapters are invited to participate in this three-week competition to see which chapter can add the most new names to the Michigan Organ Donor Registry or complete the most activities to raise awareness of the importance of organ, tissue and eye donation.
Community | November 2, 2022 8:30 am to 10:00 am
Faith Leader Prayer Breakfast
Leaders from faith communities across the state will gather to learn how their congregations can help save lives. Both virtual and in-person participation is offered.
Community | November 11, 2022 12:00 am to 11:59 pm
National Donor Sabbath Weekend
Community | January 26, 2023 12:00 am to 11:59 pm
Gift of Life Michigan Campus Challenge
We’re giving school rivalries and competitive spirit a new purpose by saving and healing lives! During the five-week Gift of Life Michigan Campus Challenge, colleges and universities compete to see which school can sign up the most people to donate life.
Community | February 14, 2023 12:00 am to 11:59 pm
National Donor Day
February 14 is not just Valentine’s Day – it is also National Donor Day! Share Gift of Life’s posts on social media to encourage your friends and family to show a little love and register as organ, eye and tissue donors.
Community | February 14, 2023 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Blood Drive: National Donor Day
What better way to celebrate National Donor Day than to donate a pint of blood and save three lives?! Bonus: Zingerman’s is providing treats for everyone who donates. Make your appointment today!
Community | February 15, 2023 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
East Lansing “Donate Life” Event
This event is a partnership with Mayor Ron Bacon of East Lansing to educate the community about how everyone can help save lives. Community members are invited to stop by during the event to learn about the organ and tissue donation process.
Community | February 15, 2023 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Let’s Talk: Black History Month | Part 1: African American Physicians
Community | February 17, 2023 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Axe Throwing with the Michigan Donor Family Council
Support the Michigan Donor Family Council in their newest event, axe throwing! (No experience required, training will be offered.)
Community | February 22, 2023 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Let’s Talk: Black History Month | Part 2: African American Nursing
In recognition of Black History Month, Gift of Life Michigan and Gift of Life MOTTEP are pleased to present a two-part LIVESTREAM series about the history of African American physicians and nurses.