Get Involved

Sharing Hope SC strives to raise public awareness about the tremendous need for more organ and tissue donors. With the assistance of our dedicated staff and volunteers throughout the state, we participate in health fairs, athletic events, civic meetings, and events at other educational venues.

To get involved, check out our volunteer information or learn more about the upcoming events below.

Proceeds from Sharing Hope SC events help:

  • fund awareness activities about the need for more organ and tissue donors
  • promote the South Carolina Organ and Tissue Donor Registry
  • support commemorative programs for families of donors who have given the gift of life

To become a sponsor for any Sharing Hope SC event, please contact Kristine Neal at: or 800-462-0755.

    • April :: National Donate Life Month

      • National Donate Life Month (NDLM) was instituted by Donate Life America and its partnering organizations in 2003. Celebrated in April each year, NDLM features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation.

    • April 12, 2019 :: National Blue and Green Day

      • During this 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.

    • September 1 – November 23, 2018 :: Donate Life Duel

      • The Donate Life Duel is held each year as students, staff and other supporters of Clemson University Tigers and the University of South Carolina Gamecocks compete to sign up the most organ, eye and tissue donors on the SC Donor Registry. This will mark the 10th occurrence of this annual fall event. The Gamecocks lead 5-4 after the first nine years. Nearly 15,000 people have registered in this friendly rivalry to become donor heroes at their deaths.

    • November – December :: Donor Sabbaths

      • During National Donor Sabbaths, faith leaders from many religions, donor families, transplant recipients, and donation and transplantation professionals participate in services and programs to educate the public about the need for the lifesaving and healing gifts passed to others through transplantation, while also encouraging people to register their decision to be an organ, eye and tissue donors.

    • January 1 :: Rose Parade

      • Coach Sam Wyche, a recent heart transplant recipient and former NFL coach, will be riding the Donate Life Rose Parade Float in Pasadena, CA this year, representing both South Carolina and North Carolina.

    • February 23, 2019 :: RACE FOR LIFE

      • 14th Annual Sharing Hope RACE FOR LIFE
        Sat. Feb. 23, 2019
        James Island County Park
        Please visit our RACE FOR LIFE website for details.

    • August :: Donate Life Transplant Games of America

      • Donate Life Transplant Games of America and Team SC
        The 2020 Donate Life Transplant Games of America will be a five-day, Olympic–style competition held in Meadowlands, New Jersey- July 17-22, 2020. Competition in the Games is open to anyone who has received a lifesaving organ, bone marrow or cornea transplant, along with any living donor. Team SC is comprised of transplant recipients, living donors, deceased donors’ families, transplant professionals, sponsors and supporters. If interested in joining Team SC or becoming a sponsor, contact Team SC Manager Valerie Johnson, or (864)609-5270.

12th Annual RACE FOR LIFE

Team Jecoliah was the winner of "Team with Most Registrants"

Become a Donor Today

In 30 short minutes, three people will be added to the national transplant list, where approximately 120,000 people in the U.S. and over 1,000 in South Carolina are waiting for a life-saving transplant - 22 of those people will die today before receiving one. A single donation can make an enormous difference, both to the donor’s family and the recipient.

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Share the hope for life by becoming an organ & tissue donor.

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