DL Life Logo - - - - 121,159 AMERICANS ARE CANDIDATES ON THE UNOS TRANSPLANT WAIT LIST DL Life Logo 100,376 waiting for a kidney DL Life Logo 14,753 wait-listed for a liver DL Life Logo 1,029 waiting for a pancreasDL Life Logo 1,924 needing a Kidney-PancreasDL Life Logo 4,156 waiting for a life-saving heartDL Life Logo 1,469 waiting for a lungDL Life Logo 42 waiting for a heart-lungDL Life Logo 269 waiting for small bowelDL Life Logo One organ donor has the opportunity to save up to 8 lives DL Life Logo One tissue donor has the opportunity to save and -or enhance the lives of 50 or more individuals DL Life Logo An average of 22 people die everyday while waiting for a transplant. DL Life Logo You have the power to SAVE Lives by becoming an organ, eye and tissue donor, so what are you waiting for? To learn how to register click HEREDL Life Logo

Monday, February 15, 2016

Family of organ donor ask others to become donors

KXII | Amy Jensen


ARDMORE, Okla. -- February 14 is not only Valentine's Day it is also National Donor Day.

Lauren Smith, 12, was killed in an ATV accident in August 2014. Her parents made the brave decision to donate her organs to someone in need and now they are asking others to sign up to be a donor.

Smith spent her days hunting and fishing with her dad, playing basketball and dress up and going to school.

"Lauren was one of those kids that everybody wanted," Lauren's mom Missy Smith said. "She did what she was told to do, she didn't talk back and she had a heart of gold."

Smith says even though Lauren is no longer here, her legacy lives on through others. Continue reading


No comments: