NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Elizabeth Stamler’s life has been affected by organ and tissue donation – in more ways than one. Both her father and brother received a life-saving heart transplant and her other brother later passed away and became a tissue donor, helping over 30 people. Elizabeth, resident of Scotch Plains, is a dedicated volunteer of NJ Sharing Network and captain of Donation Nation, one of the teams participating in this year’s 5K Celebration of Life in New Providence.
NJ Sharing Network’s Annual 5K Celebration of Life Walk/Run will be take place Sunday, June 5, at NJ Sharing Network headquarters, 691 Central Avenue in New Providence, NJ and is a USATF Certified Race. Every year, the event brings together thousands of walkers, runners and volunteers to honor those who gave the gift of organ or tissue, pay tribute to those who have a received a transplant, offer hope to those waiting for a transplant and remember those who passed away while waiting for the gift of life.
Others, like Elizabeth, have many reasons to celebrate the gift of life and participate in the upcoming 5K: Continue reading
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