April 7 is the second annual Canadian Transplant Association Green Shirt Day for organ and tissue donation awareness and registration, presented by Vistaprint Corporate Solutions and in partnership with Global News, The Canadian Transplant Association, Canada’s organ and tissue donation community, and The Kidney Foundation of Canada.
A look back at Green Shirt Day 2019
In 2018, the tragic Humboldt Broncos ice hockey team bus crash impacted the entire country. One of the team’s players, Logan Boulet, was able to save six people through organ and tissue donation.
His story spurred many Canadians to register to become donors in what became known across Canada as the “Logan Boulet effect”. On Canadian Transplant Association Green Shirt Day we wear green to urge Canadians to register to become donors, tell their family about their decision, and inspire others to do the same.
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