Saturday, March 4, 2017

Hopkins County among ‘Gold’ Counties in Statewide Campaign for Organ Donation

SURF KY NEWS


KENTUCKY (3/2/17) — Hopkins County Circuit Court Clerk’s office earned Gold status in the 2016 Legends Campaign by going the extra mile to support the lifesaving mission of organ donation.

The Trust For Life’s Legends Campaign kicked off on Jan. 1, 2016 as an effort to educate all Kentuckians about the mission of donation. Circuit Clerks offices were empowered to create community projects, school outreach, civic club involvement, and other promotions to help educate thousands. The Legends Campaign, a yearlong effort by offices all over Kentucky, had a major impact on increasing the number of people who joined the Kentucky Organ Donor Registry.

The offices, including Hopkins County, who earned hundreds of points to reach Gold Status will receive a special award from the Trust For Life.

“The Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks have supported this mission since 1992. With more than 1,000 Kentuckians waiting for a lifesaving transplant, we know this education is needed more than ever,” explained Hopkins Circuit Court Clerk Karen McKnight. Continue reading


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