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Friday, September 9, 2016

Organ donor appeal by heartbroken family of tragic teenager Jade

Jade Allistone 
THE ARGUS | Peter Lindsay

HEARTBROKEN family of a teenager who died while on the transplant list have called for more people to sign up to the national organ donor register.

The sister of Jade Allistone, 15, who passed away at her family home in Hailsham during August 2014, have spoken out during National Organ Donation Week.

Jade had a heart transplant three years earlier but her body rejected the new organ and she was on the transplant waiting list.

Sister Chloe, 34, a primary school teacher, said this week is a key opportunity to promote a vital message to the public.

She said: "We all miss her every single day, she was a very special person.

"For thousands of people nationwide, a transplant is their only chance of living but there is a huge shortage of organs with three people on the transplant list dying everyday. Continue reading
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