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Sunday, April 10, 2016

WHY SHOULD YOU BECOME AN ORGAN DONOR?

CAPITAL BERG | Cliff Jenkins Scott

Most of the awareness campaigns are focused on the importance of not wasting healthy organs.

Sometimes, medication alone cannot alleviate an illness, and that’s where an organ donor comes in. The decision of whether or not to become an organ donor is very powerful, and not one which you should take lightly. The question remains: why should you become an organ donor?

The Right Thing To Do

It was not our intention to sound like someone giving a lecture to a 4-year-old who’s done something wrong. But, in this case, we feel like we should point out some things that might make you change your mind on organ donation.

Did you know that more than 100,000 people are currently waiting for a compatible organ donor? And that most of them are suffering from conditions which cannot be handled by medication or surgical intervention?

As painful as it may sound, there are many patients out there hoping for a chance to undergo that life-saving transplant. Most of them are waiting for kidneys, livers, bone marrow, tissue, or eyes. Unfortunately, for some of them, the organs they need so much will not become available. Or if they do, it will be far too late to help them. 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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