Ceremony Honors Southern Arizona Organ Donors

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA HEALTH SCIENCES
The families of Southern Arizonans who donated organs or tissue over the past four years will join Banner – University Medical Center physicians, staff and transplant recipients to remember and honor their loved ones at a tribute ceremony Sunday afternoon.

The 12th Annual Organ Donor Family Tribute Ceremony will be held 2-4 p.m. April 23 in Kiewit Auditorium at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, adjacent to Banner – UMC, 1515 N. Campbell Ave. At least 100 people are expected. The event is presented in partnership with the Donor Network of Arizona.

Organ donation makes life-changing organ transplants possible but it usually occurs at a desperate time for families, when they have just lost a loved one. Many families find comfort knowing their loved one’s donated organs keep others alive, and this ceremony is one way for them to honor that Gift of Life. Continue reading
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