WREX, Rockford | Samantha Jeffreys
ROCKFORD (WREX) - April is National Donate Life Month and SwedishAmerican Hospital celebrated by holding an event on Tuesday to encourage organ donation.
The event featured cake and giveaways and gave people the opportunity to sign up as an organ donor. Representatives from the University of Wisconsin Organ Procurement Organization and RTI Donor Services were on hand to answer any questions and share more information about the process.
In just five years, 22 SwedishAmerican patients donated more than 45 organs, potentially saving over 40 lives.
For more information on organ donation and to register to become a donor, visit www.LifeGoesOn.com.
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