2017 Event Listings


Kountz / Callender / Drew

Transplant Symposium

Friday - March 24, 2017

The symposium is designed to promote the exchange of ideas on health care disparities and its impact on organ and tissue donation.  National and local experts highlight ways to engage physicians, health professionals and community leaders to become champions in saving lives.  Presenters examine the roles and responsibility of professional and public education to encourage strategies to increase the number organs available for transplantation and promote healthier communities. <Click here for more>


Lifesavers Leadership Breakfast

Thursday - April 27, 2017

The Lifesavers Leadership Breakfast is Detroit MOTTEP's annual kickoff event for LIFE Walk/Run.  It's also our way to thank our corporate and community partners, as well as, our dedicated volunteers who have been instrumental in the success of our various programs. It is also a time to welcome and engage new partners in raising awareness about the importance of organ and tissue donation and how it has saved and enhanced countless lives. We welcome you to come and hear recipients and donor families share their stories. It's about everyone working together to transform lives and building a healthier community.

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Saturday - July 29, 2017

The Gift of Life MOTTEP LIFE Walk/Run is the largest event promoting organ and tissue donation in the state of Michigan. Our walk/run is attended by more than 1,000 individuals, including members of the medical profession, major corporations, media personalities, politicians, donor family members and transplant recipients. Gift of Life MOTTEP's Walk/Run  successfully  attracts new attendees to the event each year.  It's an excellent opportunity for those unfamiliar with our organization to experience the effects of our lifesaving work. <Click here for more>


Sounds of Saving Lives Concert

November 12, 2017 | 4:30 PM

An effective way of including the faith based community to share the message of organ and tissue donation and end-of-life decisions through music.  It utilizes national and local gospel talent along with transplant recipients, donor families and waiting recipients to highlight the message of “Give Thanks. Give Life”, during National Donor Sabbath, which is observed two weekends before Thanksgiving.  National Donor Sabbath seeks to educate faith-based communities about the need for organ, eye, blood, bone marrow and tissue donation.

Detroit MOTTEP Foundation

736 Lothrop  Detroit  MI  48206

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