Local advocate for WV Donate Life brings awareness to cause

Jackson Newspapers | Ashley Hart

Wendy herself and Lisa Johnson raise the WV Donate Life flag at Wendy’s in Ravenswood.

JACKSON COUNTY - The Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE) is one of 58 federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organizations (OPOs) in the United States. CORE works closely with donor families and designated health care professionals to deliver the gift of hope by coordinating the surgical recovery of organs, tissues and corneas for transplantation. CORE also facilitates the computerized matching of donated organs, tissues and corneas. CORE’s goal is to bridge the gap between donor families, health care providers and transplant recipients so that they may forever transform lives.

The Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting donation, education and research for the purpose of saving and improving lives through organ, tissue and cornea transplantation. Continue reading