DL Life Logo DECEMBER 5,,2014 - - - - 123,816 AMERICANS ARE CANDIDATES ON THE UNOS TRANSPLANT WAIT LIST DL Life Logo 101,954 waiting for a kidney DL Life Logo 15,589 wait-listed for a liver DL Life Logo 1,144 waiting for a pancreasDL Life Logo 2,036 needing a Kidney-PancreasDL Life Logo 3,995 waiting for a life-saving heartDL Life Logo 1,642 waiting for a lungDL Life Logo 50 waiting for a heart-lungDL Life Logo 257 waiting for small bowelDL Life Logo One organ donor has the opportunity to save up to 8 lives DL Life Logo One tissue donor has the opportunity to save and -or enhance the lives of 50 or more individuals DL Life Logo An average of 21 people die everyday while waiting for a transplant. DL Life Logo You have the power to SAVE Lives by becoming an organ, eye and tissue donor, so what are you waiting for? To learn how to register click HEREDL Life Logo

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Teen heart transplant recipient speaks on Valentine's Day

Brookline, MA Patch | Grahame Turner

The following is a press release from the New England Organ Bank:

Organ Transplant Recipient, Grace Kobold, 14, speaks to students at a special Valentine’s Day Assembly

CHESTNUT HILL, MA –Beaver Country Day School student, Julia Fein, wants to help increase awareness of organ and tissue donation so she is starting at her own school. Julia has coordinated a Valentine’s Day assembly where students will hear from Grace Kobold, a 14 year-old heart recipient from Cape Cod. On Tuesday, February 14, Grace and her mother, Julie, shared their story and explain to the students why registering to be an organ and tissue donor is so important.

No comments: