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Thursday, July 14, 2016

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

KWES NewsWest 9 / Midland, Odessa, Big Spring, TX: newswest9.com | ___________________________________________________________
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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