Marshmallow Mondays

Donate Life Night

On Saturday night, we attended “Donate Life Night” at the Lexington Legends.  This was an opportunity to be a part of a very special group of people who know first-hand how important it is to be an organ and tissue donor.  Proudly wearing blue and green Donate Life t-shirts, everyone was there to celebrate those who have received or are in need of an organ transplant.

Looking around, I couldn’t help but wonder about each person’s story.  You would never know that this group was anything but healthy.  I know all too well, though, how much our appearances can hide, and how much sickness and pain can live inside another person without anyone else realizing it.  Even though I didn’t know how each of these individuals were affected by organ transplantation, it felt really good to be surrounded by a group who understands what it’s like to either need a life-saving organ, or have a loved one in need.  One thing was certain, there were a lot of smiles and a lot of reasons to celebrate life.


Before the game started, all of the Donate Life kids received a green or blue balloon, and walked as a group onto the field for a balloon release in honor of anyone who is in need of or has received an organ transplant.





Meet “Sidney The Kidney.” You might see him at Share Your Spare on Saturday!




Thank you, Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates, for inviting us to this event!  We had a great time at the game and loved being a part of such a special evening.   We look forward to seeing you again at Share Your Spare 5K on Saturday!


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