Des Moines organ donor honored at 2024 Rose Parade

The annual Rose Parade in Pasadena had an Iowa connection this year. Dominic Ogden from Des Moines was recognized for donating organs and tissue after his death in 2020.

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Two Iowans honored at Rose Parade in Pasadena

Iowa Donor Network selected two Iowans, Dominic Ogden and Melissa Nelson, to be honored on the 2024 OneLegacy Donate Life Rose Parade Float in Pasadena, California during the Rose Parade.

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Two Iowans Honored at the 135th Annual Rose Parade in Pasadena before the Rose Bowl

Today we are honoring two Iowans at the 135th Annual Rose Parade in Pasadena before the Rose Bowl. Dominic Ogden, who passed away in 2020, will be honored for his gift of life that saved four lives. His mother will...

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Giving the Gift of Life During the Season of Giving

As we embrace the spirit of giving, let's remember the profound difference we can make through the gift of life. Iowa native Leslie Becker, a recipient of two life-changing transplants, highlights the power of this incredible act of kindness. Check...

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Iowa Donor Network, InVita Healthcare Technologies and UnityPoint Health collaborate to launch iReferral

InVita Healthcare Technologies, UnityPoint Health, and Iowa Donor Network have collaborated to successfully launch iReferral across thirteen (13) UnityPoint Health hospital facilities across Iowa in August 2023. iReferral replaces the prior time-intensive, error-prone, and manual telephonic referral process with healthcare...

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Eastern Iowa organ donor honored during Hawkeye Downs races Saturday

The races at Hawkeye Downs Saturday had a much deeper meaning than just winning a regional event. It was to show the importance of organ donations. You didn’t have to look any further than NASCAR driver Joey Gase’s car. Hands...

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While 100,000+ people wait for an organ transplant, advocates push for donors

Check ‘Yes’ on your driver’s license -- that is the push behind Donate Life Month. More than 100,000 people are waiting for a lifesaving donation according to the organization. Every 9 minutes, someone is added to the waiting list.

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Sister advocating for organ and tissue donation in memory of brother

She’s motivated by her brother’s memory, and it could help save the life of someone you love. Green 5k Team Captain Katie Kuehn shares how you can get involved. The Green 5K for Iowa Donor Network is May 6th from...

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