Cumberland Medical Center honors Donate Life Month

Crossville Chronicle
Cumberland Medical Center raised the “Donate Life Flag” to celebrate Donate Life Month during a special balloon release to support organ donation, commemorate the generosity of organ and tissue donors, and honor organ transplant recipients. 

“This ceremony for organ donation means a great deal to us,” says Rebecca Foster, Cumberland Medical Center chief nursing officer. “Many of our friends and families have benefited from organ donation, so it personally touches many of us in a variety of ways.”

Rita Dale of Pleasant Hill, who received a double lung transplant last year at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, was a special guest who shared her experience.

“I have been blessed beyond imagination,” confides Dale. “I have been given my life back, and I owe all my thanks to God and my donor. My donor will always be my unknown hero.” Continue reading
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