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Living Organ Donor Recognition Event

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Toronto General Hospital

585 University Ave

4th floor Peter Munk Building, DeGasperis Conservatory

Toronto, ON M5G 2N2

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The Centre for Living Organ Donation celebrates our incredible living donors and their live-saving gift.

About this Event

The Centre for Living Organ Donation at UHN Transplant is pleased to host our first annual Living Organ Donor Recognition Event. Please join us in celebrating our living liver and living kidney donors whose life-saving gifts have changed the lives of so many individuals.

The event will be held in the DeGasperis Conservatory, Toronto General Hospital, on September 16 2019, between 3:30pm-7:00pm. Living donors are invited to bring a guest (please confirm guest name during registration). Attendance is voluntary. There is no cost to attend. Advance registration is required.

There will be entertainment and light refreshments throughout the event. A portion of the evening will include speakers from the transplant program, as well as living donor and transplant recipient guest speakers.

If you are unable to attend, some components of the program will be available via webcast at uhn.ca/tranplant. Please contact livingorgandonation@uhn.ca for details.

AGENDA

3:30 PM

Registration Desk Opens (Space is limited. Please register in advance and bring your ticket with you)

3:30 - 5:00 PM

  • Liver Living Donor Red Carpet | Kidney Living Donor Red Carpet (medal presentation and professional photography)
  • Gratitude Walls (participants invited to recognize and thank those who have been a part of their journey)
  • Photo Booth (impromptu fun photos)
  • Living Donor Gallery (real people, extraordinary stories)
  • Refreshments

5:00 - 5:45 PM

Formal Program (also available via live webcast)

  • Dr. Kathryn Tinckam, Director of Quality Improvement & Innovation, UHN Transplant
  • Dr. Atul Humar, Director, UHN Transplant
  • Dr. Kevin Smith, President & CEO, University Health Network
  • Ronnie Gavsie, President & CEO, Trillium Gift of Life Network
  • Joanne Kearney & Brendan Cahill
  • Megan Thomas, Niyla & Aniyah Hutchinson

5:45 - 7:00 PM

  • Liver Living Donor Red Carpet | Kidney Living Donor Red Carpet (medal presentation and professional photography)
  • Gratitude Walls (participants invited to recognize and thank those who have been a part of their journey)
  • Photo Booth (impromptu fun photos)
  • Living Donor Gallery (real people, extraordinary stories)
  • Refreshments

FAQs

What if I am unable to attend the event?

Some components of the program will be available via webcast. You can access the link at www.uhn.ca/transplant.

Trillium Gift of Life Network will be awarding medals to all living liver and living kidney donors. If you would like your medal sent to you, please send your request and your address to livingorgandonation@uhn.ca. You may also pick up your medal at a future event.

I donated in 2019, why have I not been invited to this event?

The invitation list is generated based on the last calendar year, ending December 2018. Donors who donated in 2019 will be recognized in 2020. If you are unable to attend this year's celebration or donated prior to 2015, and would like to receive an invitation to next year's living donor recognition event, please email us.

Can I share this event on social media?

Since this event is not open to the public, please do not share this event on social media. Due to limited space, our living donor guest list is based on a specific date range, ending in December 2018. Those who did not receive an invitation this year, will be invited to next year's event.

You are welcome to share the event on social media during or after the event, but please refrain from sharing the registration page on social media.

I'm coming from out of town for this event, where should I stay?

For accommodations near UHN, please see this link.

Do I need to bring anything to the event?

You are not required to bring anything to the event. Attendance is voluntary and there is no cost to attend. You will be provided with a name tag. Refreshments and a light dinner will be served.

Can I bring a guest?

You are invited to bring a guest with you to this event. Your guest does not have to be your recipient. Please register a ticket for your guest in your order. Remember to include their first and last name so name tags can be printed in advance.

What is the dress code for this event?

Cocktail attire is preferred.

For additional questions, email livingorgandonation@uhn.ca

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Toronto General Hospital

585 University Ave

4th floor Peter Munk Building, DeGasperis Conservatory

Toronto, ON M5G 2N2

Canada

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