Friday, April 15, 2016

You’re never too old to give the gift of life

KHON 2 | Ron Mizutani


April is National Donate Life Month, a chance to thank organ, eye and tissue donors and inspire more people to donate.

A Honolulu woman is inspiring others with her legacy of life.

Helen Chisum was always the life of the party and, at the age of 61, was active in the running community. She loved running and doing marathons.

But on Jan. 17, Chisum’s daughter, Carla Kida, received an unexpected phone call. Her mom had collapsed in a doctor’s office and died.

“It was a shock, because it was an aneurysm,” Kida said. “She was otherwise healthy. It was such a shocking thing that happened.” 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
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.

No comments: