Community Events

Gift of Life Michigan staff and volunteers can often be found at local community events like festivals, health fairs, service club meetings, etc. In addition, we are thrilled to offer the following opportunities to join us in support of organ, tissue and eye donation.

Gift of Life Michigan

In Your Community

Check Your Heart Capitol Rally with image of Michigan Capitol Building
June 21, 2022 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Check Your Heart Capitol Rally

Join donor families, transplant recipients, waiting patients, caregivers, medical professionals and other supporters of organ, eye and tissue donation on the lawn at the Michigan State Capitol building to celebrate the gifts of life, sight and mobility and to promote the Michigan Organ Donor Registry!

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Two women with masks on
July 23, 2022 7:30 am to 11:30 am

LIFE Walk/Run, presented by Gift of Life MOTTEP

The Gift of Life MOTTEP LIFE Walk/Run is the largest event promoting organ and tissue donation in the state of Michigan. LIFE Walk/Run is attended by more than 2,000 individuals, including members of the medical profession, major corporations, media personalities, politicians, donor family members, and transplant recipients.

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Three young teen girls wearing stickers that identify one as a transplant recipient and the others as family members
August 13, 2022 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Donate Life Day at the Zoo

Join us in Grand Rapids to celebrate the gifts of life, sight, and mobility made possible by organ, eye and tissue donors.

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Two-story office building with lots of windows, an American flag and Donate Life flag in front, and the Gift of Life Michigan logo above the entry
August 16, 2022 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Gift of Life Community Open House

Supporters from across the state are invited to tour the Gift of Life office, meet some of the people who make organ and tissue donation possible, and learn about our new Check Your Heart campaign!

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November 11, 2022 12:00 am to 11:59 pm

National Donor Sabbath Weekend

National Donor Sabbath, typically celebrated two weekends before Thanksgiving, is a time for all faith communities to come together in prayer for those who have given the gifts, those who are waiting, and those who have received the gifts of life, sight, and mobility.

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