Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Stories of the unsung heroes. Why being an organ donor matters. #OrGust

GOOD THING GUYS | Brent Lendique

Given that in South Africa, August is National Organ Donation Awareness Month, as well as Women’s Month, Love Life Gift Life has formulated a combined campaign in celebration of these two things.

Love Life; Gift Life (LLGL) was founded in April 2016 by four friends who have all been fortunate enough to receive lung transplants. Shaylene Perry, Alice Vogt, Fawn Rogers and Siobhan Scallan are all passionate about organ donation and want to heighten the level of organ donor awareness among the general South African population.

LLGL aims to share the stories of real people, putting a face to organ donation in South Africa.

This includes the stories of transplant recipients and those waiting for a transplant, the stories of donors and their families, as well as the stories of the incredible team of medical practitioners who are making transplant possible in this country. 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
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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