Once up and running, well-designed programs stand the test of time, with the ability to engage and impact a wide range of constituents year after year.


Business Partner Recognition

Donation Service Awards honored outstanding service by employees of hospitals and coroners’ offices who furthered organ and tissue transplants.

Community Partner Recognition

Life Bridge Awards furthered the goal of becoming the “hub” of an emerging regional organ donation and transplant community.


Volunteer Program

Volunteer Donate Life Ambassadors and Embajadores de Done Vida thrived with the direction to focus their efforts on high-impact "key programs."

Employee Recognition

Peer-driven Superior Performance Awards enabled employees to nominate, recognize, and emulate acts of service in support of the company and community.


Remembrance Ceremonies

Fully integrating an authentic, emotional theme—Fields of Gold—honored donor families on their terms while opening their hearts to volunteering in the future.

Best Practices Forum

The AOPO PR/PE Council Cookbook served as a forum enabling the nation's 58 organ procurement organizations to share replicable best practices.