DL Life Logo - - - - 121,159 AMERICANS ARE CANDIDATES ON THE UNOS TRANSPLANT WAIT LIST DL Life Logo 100,376 waiting for a kidney DL Life Logo 14,753 wait-listed for a liver DL Life Logo 1,029 waiting for a pancreasDL Life Logo 1,924 needing a Kidney-PancreasDL Life Logo 4,156 waiting for a life-saving heartDL Life Logo 1,469 waiting for a lungDL Life Logo 42 waiting for a heart-lungDL Life Logo 269 waiting for small bowelDL Life Logo One organ donor has the opportunity to save up to 8 lives DL Life Logo One tissue donor has the opportunity to save and -or enhance the lives of 50 or more individuals DL Life Logo An average of 22 people die everyday while waiting for a transplant. DL Life Logo You have the power to SAVE Lives by becoming an organ, eye and tissue donor, so what are you waiting for? To learn how to register click HEREDL Life Logo

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Family: Teen killed in fall donating organs to ‘give life to others’

16-year-old female named Emily Ramm died Saturday after falling from a ladder. (KIRO 7)
MY NORTHWEST | KIRO NEWS

SILVERDALE, Wash. – A Silverdale teen died Saturday after falling off a ladder at a construction site.

The girl, 16, was airlifted to Tacoma General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Authorities said the girl, who fell from a “significant height,” died shortly afterward.

She was identified Sunday by the Pierce County medical examiner as Emily Ramm. According to her father, John Ramm, Emily was with a group of friends when the incident occurred.

John said the group was looking for a place to watch the Perseid meteor shower. Emily is survived by six siblings.

Her family created a GoFundMe page Sunday in her memory. Click here to see.

According to the GoFundMe page, Ramm suffered a severe brain injury and numerous fractures from the fall.

Ramm was an organ donor. Both her kidney’s and her liver were donated, the family said on page. 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: