Organ Donors honored at the Capitol

KTVH | John Riley
HELENA – Organ donors were recognized at the Gift of Life Ceremony on Friday, at the Capitol Rotunda.

Families of donors received recognition for their loved ones from the Governor’s office and Life-Center Northwest.

Nationwide there are over 118,000 people waiting for life-saving transplants, currently, in Montana that number is over 200.

On average 22 people die every waiting for an organ transplant.

Governor Steve Bullock spoke at the event, saying Montana has a deep appreciation and gratitude for an organ donor’s generous and heroic act.

He added that these Montanans generosity give hope to others. Continue reading 

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