Eye on Annapolis
With more than 112,000 people nationwide waiting for a life-saving organ transplant, including nearly 2,000 people in Maryland, the need for designated organ, eye and tissue donors has reached an all-time high. And sadly, on average 18 people on that national waiting list die every day due to the lack of available organs for transplant.
To help bring awareness to this growing healthcare crisis, Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has partnered with The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland (LLF) to provide employees and members of our community information about the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation. AAMC has enjoyed a strong relationship for many years with The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland, a federally designated organ procurement organization dedicated to saving lives by facilitating the process of organ and tissue donation, recovery and transplantation.
Read more: http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2012/04/18/aamc-celebrates-donate-life-month/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=aamc-celebrates-donate-life-month
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