National Donor Sabbath Toolkit

National Donor Sabbath Toolkit

National Donor Sabbath is observed annually two weekends before Thanksgiving from Friday through Sunday. This three-day observance seeks to include the days of worship for major religions practiced in the United States.


The following materials are available for download and use for the 2021 celebration which will be observed Nov. 13-15:

Rack card (PDF)

Bulletin content (PDF)


Faith leader videos
Hear from local faith leaders on their views of donation. If you are interested in connecting to create a video sharing your faith’s perspective, please fill out the form at the top of this page and share your interest in the “Additional notes” section.


Social media

Together, We Save More Lives “Did You Know?” social media graphics

Feel free to use the following sample directly or as inspiration for your social media accounts. Don’t forget to tag Midwest Transplant Network (see handles below) and use #GiveHopeShareLife

Sample copy:

  • National Donor Sabbath is celebrated in 2021 on Nov. 13-15. This is a time for faith communities to discuss the gift of donation, and how we have the opportunity to save and enhance lives. Join us in this celebration of the gift of life by registering as an organ, eye and tissue at ShareLifeMidwest.com. #GiveHopeShareLife

Midwest Transplant Network’s social media handles:

  • Facebook: @MidwestTransplantNetwork
  • Instagram: @MidwestTransplantNetwork
  • Twitter: @MWTransplant
  • LinkedIn: @Midwest Transplant Network

Donate Life America also has National Donor Sabbath resources available for your use on social media posts and within your community and houses of worship.