Boston Herald | Ira Kantor
“As an active Facebook user myself, I thought it was fantastic,” said Laura Dempsey, spokeswoman for the Waltham-based New England Organ Bank. “All facts point to this is the right thing to do. At the end of the day, it’s going to save lives.”
A new tool on users’ Facebook timelines allows them to share their organ donor status with friends through stories and visuals. Users who are not registered can access a link to the donor registry in their state.