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Events

Donate Life NC is a statewide organization participating in events and programs across North Carolina. Check our calendar of events for programs and join us if you can! Do you have an idea for an event or fundraiser? Contact Deanna Kerrigan at dkerrigan@donatelifenc.org.

Art in the Park--Cary

When: Saturday, April 22nd, 2023 at 11:30pm
Our theme for National Donate Life Month is "Life is a Work of Art!" Join us at Umstead Park Cary to explore art in nature! Let's appreciate the gift of sight that our eye banks provide and capture the beauty we see around us in our parks! This event is free of charge. Look for the Donate Life table to get your free sketch book and colored pencils along with information about organ, eye and tissue donation. We'll see you there!
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Art in the Park--Chapel Hill

When: Sunday, April 23rd, 2023 at 1:00pm
Our theme for National Donate Life Month is "Life is a Work of Art!" Join us at the NC Botanical Gardens to explore art in nature! Let's appreciate the gift of sight that our eye banks provide and capture the beauty we see around us in our parks! This event is free of charge. Look for the Donate Life table to get your free sketch book and colored pencils along with information about organ, eye and tissue donation. We'll see you there!
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Art of Movement: Virtual Yoga for Balance

When: Wednesday, April 26th, 2023 at 7:00pm
Let's celebrate our bodies in motion as art! Join yoga instructor Anastasia Trueman for a free, virtual yoga class focusing on balace and flexibility. No previous experience needed. No fee for this program, but registration is required. Links to the class will be sent out by email a day before the class. Claim your spot at https://give.classy.org/Yoga23  
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Art of Music with the NC Symphony

When: Friday, April 28th, 2023 at 8:00pm
Our theme for National Donate Life Month is "Life is a Work of Art!" Join us at the Meymandi Concert Hall to close out National Donate Life Month with a special treat--group seats at the NC Symphony in Raleigh on Friday, April 28. We'll have a special treat for everyone in our section! Enjoy a romantic evening in France with Saint-Saens's great cello concerto performed by YOUR NC Symphony and cellist Sterling Elliot, conducted by Grant Llewellyn.
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Racing for Rescues 5K

When: Sunday, May 7th, 2023 at 8:30am
Did you know that 95% of living donors are rescue pet owners? We are partnering with Second Chance Pet Adoptions to save human and pet lives! Join us at Herndon Park in Durham for a fun 5K run/walk and make sure to stop by our WELD table to learn more about living donation! Register at https://www.secondchancenc.org/event/2023-racing-for-rescues/
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Donate Life Night at the Wilmington Sharks

When: Friday, May 26th, 2023 at 7:00pm
Get ready for a fun evening with the Wilmington Sharks Baseball Team! Join us for Donate Life Night--a night to celebrate baseball and organ, eye and tissue donation. We will be on hand with swag, information and opportunities to learn more. Maybe you'll catch a t-shirt from the t-shirt cannon or win one of the special Donate Life NC team jerseys! Good fun will be had by all! Tickets available at www.wilmingtonsharks.com
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