Events Calendar

Past Events

  1. Jun 6, 2010 - CDT Donor Family and Recipient Picnic

    1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Saratoga Spa State Park, Columbia Pavilion, Saratoga Springs, NY

    Please contact Denise Floeser at (518) 262-5606 if you plan to attend.

  2. Jul 15, 2010 - Quarterly CDT Volunteer Meeting

    5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    All CDT current and interested volunteers are invited to join us for our quarterly meeting. 

    Please RSVP to Chris Byrne at (518) 262-8708 if you plan to attend.

    Refreshments will be served.

  3. Jul 30, 2010 - U.S Transplant Games

    Through August 1, 2010. Madison, WI

  4. Aug 14, 2010 - Adirondack Spintacular

    10:00 a.m. – a rain or shine event

    A Run, Walk, Cycle to benefit students with chronic conditions and organ and tissue donation.

    5K, 6-Mile, 12-Mile Distances

    Please contact race organizers at (518) 863-8998 or go to

  5. Nov 7, 2010 - Donor Memorial Service

    2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    Italian American Community Center, Albany, NY

    Please contact Denise Floeser at (518) 262-5606 if you plan to attend.

  6. Nov 12, 2010 - National Donor Sabbath

    Through November 14, 2010

  7. Jan 1, 2011 - 2011 Tournament of the Roses Parade

    Featuring the Donate Life Rose Parade float, Seize the Day.  This year’s float will include a local rider, heart recipient and CDT volunteer John Weakley, as well as a memorial floragraph of a young local woman, Lindsey Baron.

  8. Mar 30, 2011 - 2011 Education Day & Awards Dinner

    Saratoga Springs, NY

    Join CDT, transplant recipients, donor families and nationally know speakers Charlie Alexander, RN and President of UNOS, Helen Bottenfield, RN, and President of the Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance and Dr. Linda Cendales, Emory University Hospital for an amazing day of learning .  Education topics will include: A National Report on Organ Donation, Vascular Challenges in Hand Transplantation, Becoming a Donation Champion.

  9. Jun 5, 2011 - 2011 CDT Donor Family & Recipient Picnic

    1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Saratoga Spa State Park, Columbia Pavilion, Saratoga Springs, NY

    Please contact Denise Floeser at (518) 262-5606 if you plan to attend

  10. Nov 7, 2011 - 2011 Donor Memorial Ceremony

    The Italian American Center on Wolf Rd.

    2:00 p.m-4:00 p.m.

    Please RSVP to Denise at (518) 262-0898

  11. Nov 13, 2011 - The Power of Two

    Sunday, November 13 at 6:00pm
    Proctor’s GE Theater in Schenectady, NY
    To reserve tickets to this free screening, please contact Carol at
  12. Mar 21, 2012 - 2012 Education Day & Awards Dinner

    Saratoga Springs, NY

    Join CDT in welcoming speakers:

    Thomas Nakagawa, MD, Ending Deaths on the Pediatric Waiting List

    Philip Camp, MD, Ex-Vivo Lung Transplants 

    Brian Hamilton, Tissue Donation

    The debut of the newly re-named Lyn Labarre Memorial Nurse of the Year Award.

    Call 1-800-256-7811 to register.  Cost of attendance is $10.

  13. Apr 28, 2012 - kLaVoy5K

    April 28, 2012 is the 5th Annual kLaVoy5k a community event to help raise awareness about organ & tissue donation. All proceeds from this event go directly to The Center for Donation & Transplant – Donate Life

    What:  A 5K race in memory of Kristen LaVoy

    When: Saturday, April 28 2012 at 8:00 a.m.

    Where: Saratoga Springs State Park at the Route 9 warming hut area

    To Register:

  14. Oct 25, 2012 - Serving the Same Family: Continuous Care from Donation to Burial

    A 3.5 CME course for funeral director licensees, provisional licensees and mortuary science students covering topics in donation and funeral services.

    There is no charge for this course but registration is REQUIRED.

    Please contact CDT at (518) 262-5606 to register by phone.

    This course will be held at:

    Italian American Community Center, 257 Washington Ave. Ext, Albany, NY, 12203.  Directions can be found at


  15. Nov 4, 2012 - 2012 Donor Memorial Service

    Please save the date for our annual Donor Memorial Service

    Sunday, November 4, 2012

    2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

    Italian American Community Center

    Albany, New York

  16. Apr 24, 2013 - 2013 Education Day and Awards Dinner

    Holiday  Inn, Saratoga Springs, NY

    Join CDT in welcoming speakers:

    Christopher Barry, MD, One Organ, Two Lives Saved: Split Liver Donation and Living Liver Donation.

    Jason Cohen, DO, Early Referrals: Preserving the Opportunity for Donation 

    When the Family Says No: Case Studies of Opposition to 1st Person Consent

    The Healing Touch: Easing Caregiver Fatigue

    To register go to: EDAD.EVENTBRITE.COM or call 1-800-256-7811.  Cost of attendance is $15.

  17. Apr 27, 2013 - kLaVoy5k 2013

    Join Us for the 2013 kLaVoy5k!

    Runners and walkers welcome

    Meet at the Warming Hut in Saratoga Spa State Park

    $20 for runners and walkers

    $25 if you register on site

    Register here!

  18. Jun 2, 2013 - 2013 CDT Donor Family and Recipient Picnic

    The annual CDT Donor Family and Recipient Picnic will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at the Saratoga Spa State Park, Columbia Pavilion from 1-4 pm.

    Interested in attending? Contact Denise Floeser at 518-262-5606 or email

  19. Nov 3, 2013 - 2013 Donor Family Memorial Service

    The 2013 Donor Family Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 3, 2013 from 2-4 pm at the Italian American Community Center (257 Washington Ave Ext., Albany, NY 12205).

    Light refreshments will be served after the service.

    For information and to RSVP, contact Denise Floeser at 518.262.5606

  20. Feb 19, 2014 - April 3, 2014- Donate Life Symposium & Celebration

    CDT invites our friends, colleagues and community partners to join us for our Donate Life Symposium and Celebration (formerly known as Education Day and Awards Dinner, or EDAD).

    The Symposium will award 4.5 CEUs to those who attend the entire event and will feature presentations on best practices and developments in donation.  The evening Celebration will feature awards and speakers and celebrate the amazing gifts of life given by our donors.

    To register, click here.

  21. Jul 23, 2015 - Donate Life: Otsego County Volunteer Meeting

    The first Donate Life: Otsego County Volunteer Meeting will be held on Thursday, July 23rd, from 5:30 pm – 7 pm in Classroom C at FoxCare in Oneonta, NY. Stop by and learn more about how you can help save lives and raise awareness of organ and tissue donation in your community! Email for more information.

  22. Aug 20, 2016 - CDT Donate Life Golf Tournament

    Please join us at Windy Hills Golf Course on August 20th, 2016 for the 1st ever CDT Donate Life Golf Tournament!

    This event will be a four person scramble. The price is $75.00 per person, which will include 18 holes with a cart, goody bag, hot dogs at the turn and a buffet to follow along with prizes for the top three teams.

    All funds raised at the tournament will go toward Center for Donation and Transplant initiatives and programs to increase the number of lives saved through donor family support, education and public awareness about the lifesaving benefits of organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

    All are welcome! The deadline for registration will be August 10th, 2016.

    Sponsorship opportunities for carts and tee signs will also be available!

    Questions? Ready to register? Email or call 518-262-5606!Join us for our first-ever Golf Tournament!

  23. Sep 18, 2016 - Donor Remembrance Brunch

    Donor Remembrance Brunch to be held from 11 am – 1 pm at Panza’s Restaurant in Saratoga Springs, NY. For more information please contact Family Services at

  24. Oct 22, 2016 - Volunteer Appreciation and Education Luncheon

    Join us at Longfellows Restaurant for our 2nd annual Volunteer Appreciation and Education Luncheon. Workshops, discussions and a delicious lunch included for our volunteers throughout our service area! More information to come soon.

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