The New York Alliance for Donation would like to welcome April Griffeth to our team! April accepted the position of Administrative Coordinator, and began her employment with the Alliance on March 1, 2012. All general inquiries and requests should be directed to April. She can be reached at 518-326-3237 ext. 13 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The campaign4life web site launched on February 3, 2012. This HRSA funded campaign will support 20 teams this spring, beginning on March 1 and ending on March 31. The time sensitive, competitive aspect to this campaign is intended to help potential donors decide and then take action. Our hope is to increase the New York State Donate Life Registry numbers by an increase of 10,000 by 2014. Check out the site at www.campaign4life.org If you have not already done so, become an organ, eye and tissue donor and help save lives!
The New York Alliance for Donation has moved its offices in 2012. We are now located at:
185 Jordan Road
Troy, NY 12180
Our new office phone number is (518) 326-3237 and our new fax line is (518) 326-3240.
In September 2011, the Alliance was awarded a two-year HRSA funded grant entitled "A DMV-Based Intervention to Increase Organ Donation in NYS" to work in DMV offices educating customers and Motor Vehicles Representatives (MVRs) about organ, eye and tissue donation. This will be accomplished through the use of Point of Decision (POD) materials including posters and enrollment cards with printed information on donation.
In September, the Alliance received a grant entitled "Increasing organ donation in New York through challenge campaigns," funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The campaign will be branded with the title, Campaign 4 Life, and the first challenge will begin on March 1 and end on March 31. This is a two year grant, with campai