Donor Awareness Patch

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Donor Awareness Patch

Donor Awareness Patch cloth emblem
SKU: 5152
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Level:Cub Scouts, Scouts

The Boy Scouts of America created the Donor Awareness Patch recognition to raise awareness of the need for organ donors in our communities, and to help Scouts realize their ability to impact a person's choice to be a donor.

For a number of years, BSA has offered the patch to Cub Scouts and Scouts. It is worn on the right pocket of the uniform as a temporary emblem. BSA has reduced their emphasis on this program, but has not discontinued it completely. The patch is still being produced, but some Scout Shops may not routinely stock the patch. To avoid disappointing Scouts, CHECK FIRST to see if any are available in your area before promoting this program and patch. Of course, promoting Donor Awareness is still a valid project for Scouts, and can be done, even without the opportunity to get this patch.

Donor Awareness Patch requirements

There are NO formal requirements for this patch. Each unit establishes the procedure for awarding the patch, No. 5152. Usually, a Donor Awareness patch is presented to a Scout the first time he succeeds in recruiting an adult family member, friend, relative, or other acquaintance as an organ donor, and to fill out and carry an organ donor card.

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Obtaining the Patch

Once it is determined that the patch is available, submit an advancement report to the council and purchase the patch from the council service center. Typically, a boy will only be eligible to earn one patch.

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