Scott Meis, Campaign Manager for Donate Life Illinois, contacted me with the final results of the “I Am. Are You?” Campus Challenge. The challenge was a statewide organ/tissue donor registration drive competition between Illinois colleges and universities.
Northern Illinois University won the contest with 484 registrations.
The real winners are each of the students who participated and the people whose lives will be saved. The result of this single campaign has the potential to ultimately impact 62,775 lives!
Here are the campaign results for each college and university that participated:
Northern Illinois University – 484
University of Illinois – 372
College of DuPage – 235
Illinois Wesleyan University – 187
Southern Illinois University (Carbondale) – 185
DePaul University – 138
Monmouth College - 125 (9.3 percent of student body)
Eastern Illinois University – 125
Loyola University - 116
Aurora University – 106
Augustana College – 93
Illinois State University – 77
Bradley University - 73
Western Illinois University – 46
Knox College – 40
University of Illinois at Chicago – 35
Illinois Institute of Technology – 33
North Central College – 25
Benedictine University – 9
Illinois Central College – 7
Total: 2,511 new organ donor registrations
Go to http://iam-areyou.blogspot.com/2007/11/i-am-are-you-2007-campus-challenge.html and learn more about the organ donor contest and results.
Are you a registered organ donor?