Donate Life Texas

KWES NEWS WEST 9 | Ava Van Valen

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - Organ donors give hope and life to thousands of people every day. By registering to become an organ, eye and tissue donor you can give the ultimate gift of life. More than 11,000 people are currently waiting for life-saving transplants in Texas.

Sally Hastings works at Southwest Transplant Alliance an organ procurement organization in Texas. She says they bridge the gap between potential lifesaving donors and people waiting. 20 people die every day in the U.S. while waiting.

Some of us may be hesitant to dwell upon our inevitable passing but when the time comes many feel that by registering as a donor they are taking a compassionate step. Lifting the burden of decision making off of family and loved ones during an emotional time. Hastings says being a donor doesn't affect your medical care. A medical professional's goal is to save lives. It also doesn't cost families anything or change funerals or viewing. Continue reading

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