Alex's support of organ donation
Alex has not only talked about the importance of organ donation in various interviews, as you can see on my page about Three Rivers but about 90% of the rare posts on his official Facebook page are dedicated to organ donation and campaigns to raise awareness and funds for organ donation.
He also became an ambassador for Donate Life while working on "Three Rivers" - and, later on, a spokesperson for the Taylor's Gift Foundation (Update: In Nov. 2018, it was renamed to Outlive Yourself Foundation and then merged with Southwest Transplant Alliance).
Alex was an ambassador for Donate Life
Video message from Alex for Organ Donation Day
Alex was a spokesperson of Taylor's Gift Foundation
This great charity was founded by the parents of Taylor - a girl who died in an accident when she was only 13 years old but donated organs to several people. The foundation focuses on creating awareness of the importance of organ donation and it supports individuals and families touched by organ donation. Taylor's Gift became Outlive Yourself Foundation in Nov. 2018 and merged with Southwest Transplant Alliance. As far as we know, Alex stopped being a spokesperson when the merger took place.
Personal video messages by Alex asking you to support Taylor's
Alex asks you to support Taylor's Gift (Nov. 2013)
A message about National Donate Life Month in April (March 2014)
Alex about organ donation and his support of Taylor's Gift (April 2016)
English blog by Taylor's Gift: http://blog.taylorsgift.org/qa-with-alex-oloughlin - The link no longer works...
My German translation: http://www.alex-the-best.de/news2016/TGinterviewApril16.htm
Alex signing "Taylor Blue" nail polish. The proceeds from selling the polish helped families touched by organ donation.
In 2014, I wrote a guest blog for
Taylor's Gift to inspire other fans to promote organ donation through fansites,
too. The link to this blog is also included on my page about the "AOL Fans for
Organ Donation" team, so you may have seen it before:
The link no longer works and I don't think I have the text saved anywhere...
Please view the following pages, too, if you haven't already
Why Alex and his fans support organ donation:
www.alex-the-best.de/aolorgan.htm (English / Deutsch)
About our "AOL Fans for Organ Donation" team and our
personal experience with organ donation:
About the show "Three Rivers" incl. interviews with
Alex about the show and organ donation:
Link collection about organ donation and
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