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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Donate Life unveiled at this time its 2021 theme, “Group of Life,” and introduced that they are going to be a part of the Event of Roses 2021 TV particular, “The Rose Parade’s New Yr Celebration offered by Honda,” together with live-to-tape musical and marching band performances, heartwarming segments associated to the Rose Parade, celeb visitor appearances, particular Rose Bowl recreation soccer highlights, equestrians, spectacular floats from years previous, and a behind-the-scenes look into the making of a float. The Rose Parade TV particular will air on varied broadcast networks on Jan. 1, 2021.
The Donate Life group is making ready a tribute for this legendary occasion, with a floral sculpture that honors donors and donation well being care professionals. This sculpture can be out there to view on the Event Home in Pasadena on New Yr’s Day. Award-winning float designer, Charles Meier, created the sculpture’s stunning design; and Fiesta Parade Floats will produce it this yr.
The 2021 Donate Life Rose Parade floral sculpture, “Group of Life,” incorporates a vibrant floral honeycomb constructed by bees, sharing the essential message that we’re stronger after we work collectively as a group. Twenty-one hexagonal memorial portraits of donors are interwoven throughout the honeycomb, symbolizing the life donors give via organ, eye and tissue donation. Very similar to the households and donors who’ve given the present of life, bees epitomize a harmonious group that helps and advantages others. Similar to busy bees, donation well being care professionals commit each single day to make donation and transplantation doable; and the names of six well being care professionals can be featured throughout the floral sculpture.
Individually devoted roses will adorn this floral set up, to honor the present of life given by donors, donor households, transplant recipients and well being care heroes, carrying private messages of affection, remembrance, hope and gratitude.
“In a yr of uncertainties, the necessity for lifesaving transplants continues; and each donor households and donation well being care professionals are a part of the group of life that saves and heals lives via organ donation and transplantation,” stated Tom Mone, chairman of the Donate Life Rose Parade float committee and CEO of OneLegacy, the nonprofit organ, eye and tissue restoration group serving the higher Los Angeles space. “Transplants wouldn’t be doable with out our beneficiant donors and their households, who, within the midst of tragedy as they lose a liked one, discover the braveness to say ‘YES’ to donation and to avoid wasting lives. Even on this pandemic, the donation and transplantation group nonetheless brings hope to each donor households, as they see their family members’ legacy dwelling in others, and to grateful recipients who now discover a second likelihood at life. Collectively we are able to save and heal lives by saying ‘YES’ to organ, eye and tissue donation.”
This yr’s Donate Life Rose Parade Expertise will embrace a complete of 27 contributors from throughout the nation, that includes 21 donors who’ve given a second likelihood at life to others and 6 transplant professionals who’ve gone above and past their name of responsibility to make donation and transplantation doable throughout this pandemic.
The Donate Life Rose Parade Expertise is produced by OneLegacy and is made doable because of dozens of sponsoring donation, transplant, well being care, and household care organizations and people who assist make donation and transplant doable throughout the nation. Sponsors for 2021 embrace: Axogen, Group Tissue Providers, Cryolife, Dignity Memorial Suppliers of Las Vegas, Donate Life California, Donor Alliance, Donor Community West, JJ’s Legacy, Legacy Donor Providers Basis, Legacy of Hope, LifeLink Basis, LifeShare of Oklahoma, Lifesharing, LOPA, Nevada Donor Community, New England Donor Providers, OneLegacy and Specialist Direct.
Because the world’s most seen marketing campaign to encourage organ, eye and tissue donation, The Donate Life Rose Parade Expertise evokes viewers to assist the over 1 million individuals in want of organ, eye or tissue transplants every year. Register at this time to turn into an organ, eye or tissue donor by visiting DonateLife.net.
About Donate Life America
Donate Life America is a 501(c)three not-for-profit alliance of nationwide organizations and state groups throughout the US dedicated to growing organ, eye and tissue donation. Donate Life America manages and promotes the nationwide model for donation, Donate Life, and assists Donate Life State Groups and nationwide companions in facilitating high-performing donor registries; creating and executing efficient multi-media donor education schemes; and motivating the American public to register now as organ, eye and tissue donors.
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