Tuesday, April 19, 2016

5 Ways To Help Patients Waiting For Transplants

HUFFINGTON POST | Todd Hauptman
It's a fact. Organ transplants save lives. It is also the reason why thousands of Canadians will be celebrating National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week this week: April 18 to 25.

There are almost 600 people in BC waiting for a life-saving organ transplant, and almost 500 of those are waiting for a kidney. Sadly many of these patients will die waiting.

Everyone can be a hero and do their part to help make a second chance possible for those waiting for a life-saving organ transplant.

In the time it takes to get a coffee at your local café, here's 5 things you can do to help patients wiaiting for life-saving transplants.

1. Register your organ donation decision right now....yes NOW.

Heroes aren't born, they're registered.  Continue reading
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You have the power to SAVE Lives
Please register as an organ, eye and tissue donor today.
In California:
Donate LIFE California | Done VIDA California
Nationwide:
Organ Donor | Donate Life America
...to ensure donation happens, please share your donation decision with your family. At stake is the legacy you plan to leave.

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