Saturday, April 16, 2016

Poll On Organ Donation In The Mother Lode

MY MOTHER LODE | Sabrina Biehl

An informal poll asked “Are You Designated As An Organ Donor Through The DMV?” The results were 55 percent Yes and 43 percent No. Over 590 votes were made over the two day poll. A related news story was posted before the poll ran noting that District 8 Republican Senator Tom Berryhill not only supports California making April “Donate Life” month he is also a heart donor recipient. His blog about the approved resolution is here.

Donate Life California, the nonprofit, state-authorized organ, eye and tissue donor registry reports, “Despite the vital need, only about 40 percent of adults in California are signed up to be organ, eye and tissue donors, putting California well below the national average of 50 percent.” It goes on to say that each day in the U.S., 21 people die waiting because the organ they needed did not come available in time. Continue reading 
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
Organ Donor | Donate Life America ensure donation happens, please share your donation decision with your family. At stake is the legacy you plan to leave.

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