organ donation

  1. November 6, 2023

    Big House event part of annual Blood Battle donation effort

    The American Red Cross is teaming up with U-M for its annual Blood Battle against longtime rival Ohio State. A key part of the effort is the annual Be a Hero in the Big House event Nov. 19.

  2. November 1, 2021

    Blood, organ and marrow donations focus of Big House event

    Be a Hero at the Big House, a daylong opportunity for attendees to donate blood and learn how to become organ and bone marrow donors, is set for Nov. 21 at the Jack Roth Stadium Club. 

  3. October 9, 2019

    Michigan Libraries for Life organ donation drive co-led by U-M kicks off

    The Michigan Libraries for Life program, an organ, tissue and eye donation promotional activity c0-led by U-M, is expanding its statewide participation for the 10th consecutive year.

  4. October 3, 2019

    How opt-out organ donation could affect U.S. waiting lists

    A U-M study suggests shifting from the current organ-donation system, in which one opts in to be a donor, to one of “presumed consent” — unless one opts out — could improve shortages.

  5. October 23, 2015

    Wolverines for Life promotes life-saving donations at Nov. 1 event

    For several years, Wolverines For Life has worked to promote organ, tissue and blood donation. The group’s signature event, “Be a Hero at the Big House,” will continue that effort Nov. 1.

  6. October 1, 2015

    Taubman Health Sciences organ donor initiative goes statewide

    Michigan Libraries for Life, which started five years ago at the Taubman Health Sciences Library, has grown into a statewide effort promoting organ donation.