KMPH Fox 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News | Monty Torres
FRESNO, Calif. (KMPH) -The need for organ donations is growing and organ donor agencies are now turning to social networking to try and help meet that need.
According to the California Transplant Donor Network, there are currently 112,000 people on the waiting list for donated organs nationwide, 21,000 in California and 925 in Fresno County alone.
Network officials also say 18 people across the United States die everyday waiting for a life-saving organ transplant they never receive.
That's why the California Transplant Donor Network is turning to Facebook. It's one way, they say, to connect people in need of life-saving organs with new, living donors who can save lives.
Read more: http://www.kmph.com/story/16450235/patients-waiting-for-organs-turn-to-facebook-for-living-donors