LiveOnNY community & events contacts
Our education and outreach extends across the greater New York City Metropolitan Area. Events in our community include providing education, inspiring registrations, sharing stories about those touched by donation and more. Together, our volunteers unite to raise awareness about the power of organ donation. Take a look at some of the events around the area. Participation helps spread the message of donation and could one day directly help save more lives!
Donate Life Month
April 1, 2020
A month dedicated to encouraging Americans to register as organ donors, and to celebrating those that have saved lives by through donation. Get more resources here.
National Donate Life Blue and Green Day
April 17, 2020
During Blue and Green Day, the public is encouraged to wear blue and green, hold events and fundraisers, and partner with local restaurants, malls, media, and community organizations in an effort to promote the success of organ, eye and tissue transplantation and the extreme need for registered donors. https://www.donatelife.net/blue-green-day/
Moment of Gratitude
April 30, 2020
At 3pm on Thursday, April 30, the last day of Donate Life Month, LiveOnNY will enlist members of the donation and transplantation community to observe a Moment of Gratitude in recognition of all organ and tissue donors who selflessly gave the gift of life.
Join our Facebook Live to participate or download our toolkit for more information.
Liver Life Walk Long Island 2020
May 17, 2020
The Liver Life Walk is the national fundraising walk of the American Liver Foundation. From coast-to-coast approximately 10,000 people walk to change the face of liver health! Your fundraising and participation will bring awareness to liver disease and provide financial support for our educational programs and patient services offered to the millions of Americans battling one of the 100 known liver diseases. To learn more and to register visit: https://liverlifewalk.org/longisland/
Liver Life Walk New York City 2020
June 7, 2020
Join the American Liver Foundation as they change the face of liver disease. Your participation will bring awareness to liver disease and provide financial support for our educational programs and patient services offered to the millions of Americans battling one of the 100 known liver diseases. For more information and to register visit: https://liverfoundation.org/alf-greater-new-york/#
Noah Farrelly Run & Southside Field Day
June 14, 2020
Noah Farrelly was struck and killed by a vehicle on December 4th, 2018, just months into his freshman year at Stony Brook University, while out on a training run for the university’s track and cross country team.
The Noah Farrelly Run & Southside Field Day, a community event celebrating the things Noah loved most: running and sports, friendly competition, and bringing people together for a good time with food and music. It’s the sort of occasion Noah would have relished planning for others, and would have enthusiastically participated in himself.
The proceeds from the event will support The Noah Farrelly Memorial Fund, a foundation engaged in charitable and educational projects reflective of Noah’s journey through life and his passing.
To register visit: http://www.noahfarrellyrun.org/
2020 Lap4Life Run at Chadwick Lake
June 20, 2020
The Lap4Life Run/Walk at Chadwick Lake is held to increase awareness about desmoid tumors and work to raise funds for desmoid tumor research and organ donation.
The hope is that the funds raised will be instrumental in finding a cure for desmoids tumors and to improve outcomes for organ donor recipients. https://lap4life.org/
Organ Donor Enrollment Day
Oct. 8, 2020
This turnkey event is focused around one goal: to enroll as many willing New Yorkers as possible as organ donors in a single day.
Nov. 1, 2020
It is a time for congregations to learn about the organ donor shortage, celebrate life and pray for those affected by donation and transplantation.