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Saturday, August 20, 2016

Softball team plays to bring awareness to organ donation

KMTV

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - A softball game with the Papillion-La Vista High School team honored a handful of people who have received organ donations on Saturday.

The game was also about fundraising for Donate Life Nebraska and bringing awareness to organ donation.

“In 8th grade I had to get surgery which was a cornea transplant in my left eye,” said senior pitcher Clara Dargy.

She has her eyesight thanks to someone being an organ donor.

Another player’s father and softball coach also has a heart thanks to a donation.

“The gift I have received from DeMarco and Margo is overwhelming at times, I am thankful for each day, the gift of just today and this moment,” said Tony DeGeorge who received a heart ten years ago at Nebraska Medicine years ago from Margo Redman’s son at. Continue reading
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