Calling All Men – Time to Take Action

A couple weeks ago, our friendly OPO (organ procurement organization) neighbors to the north at LifeSource launched a new campaign on behalf of Donate Life Minnesota called Half the Men.

The purpose of the campaign is to take a direct approach to men ages 45-65. Minnesota men in this age range register as organ/tissue donors at a lower rate than the general population. Thus, the Half the Men campaign seeks to raise the rate of registration in this age group to 50% by the end of October 2009, hopefully resulting in more than 13,000 new organ and tissue registrants.

Be sure to check out the campaign at www.HalftheMen.org as they’ve taken a fun approach, quirky approach to calling out the goofy things men do and relating it back to a lack of registered donors. Check out the video below for a sample.

You can also follow the progress of the campaign on their blog, Twitter and Facebook.

-Scott

p.s. Today is our first free Donor T-Shirt Tuesday giveaway! Check it out here – www.budurl.com/TShirtTuesdays!

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2 Responses to Calling All Men – Time to Take Action

  1. summitday says:

    LOVE your campaign. I’ve borrowed the “Pesky Belts” video for my blog to promote my Kilimanjaro climb for organ donation awareness. It’s been a popular post.

  2. Scott Meis says:

    Thanks so much, I’ll let Donate Life MN know!

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