NJ Sharing Network lifesaving thrives during 2016


Joe Roth, president and chief executive officer, NJ Sharing Network
NJ Sharing Network, the nonprofit, federally designated organization responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue in the state,has announced it has achieved another record-breaking year making 613 transplants possible, representing a 16 percent increase from 2015. Tissue donation also broke records for the organization with a 10 percent increase from the previous year.

“NJ Sharing Network exists for one reason – to save lives – and this is the highest number of organs transplanted in the 30-year history of our organization,” said Joe Roth, president and chief executive officer, NJ Sharing Network, in a news release. “We accomplished this because of the endless commitment of our staff, the excellence of our transplant laboratory, the dedication of our volunteer corps and, most of all, the generosity and compassion of our donors and donor families who make the decision to the give the gift of life by registering as donors and talking about it with their loved ones.” Continue reading