Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Organ and tissue donation

WDAM News | Quin Dungy

MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHOWING SUPPORT OF ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION DURING HOLIDAYS

This is a news release from Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency.

The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) and Mid-South Transplant Foundation (MSTF) from Memphis, TN have joined together, as Donate Life Mississippi, to put up Donate Life decorative trees in select Driver’s Examiners stations across the state for the holidays.

“This is a reminder to those who come for a new license or to renew their license, that they have the opportunity to give the gift of hope to the nearly 1,500 Mississippians that are awaiting a lifesaving transplant,” said Chuck Stinson, the Director of Community Services and Relations for the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency.

Randa Lipman, the Community Outreach Manager from Mid-South Transplant Foundation, stresses the important role that the Mississippi Department of Public Safety plays in registering organ, eye and tissue donors. “Over 700,000 Mississippians are currently registered to be organ, eye and tissue donors on the Mississippi Donor Registry and 98% of these have done so by registering when getting a new driver’s license or renewing their current one.” Continue reading
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You have the power to SAVE Lives
We are asking you to register as an organ, eye and tissue donor today.
In California:
Donate LIFE California | Done VIDA California
Nationwide:
Organ Donor | Donate Life America
...and have a conversation with your family.

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