Retired firefighter urges San Antonians to 'save a life' through organ donation

FOX SAN ANTONIO

SAN ANTONIO - April is 'Donate Life Month' and a retired firefighter is celebrating the moment that saved his life.

Jay Williams marked the one year anniversary of his kidney transplant on Wednesday by teaming up with Christus Santa Rosa - Medical Center to encourage others to save a life.

Last year, Williams was on vacation when he learned a family friend was a perfect match and he would soon get a new kidney.

Hospital leaders say Williams is one of nearly 700 people who've undergone a transplant at the Christus Transplant Institute since 1999.

If you would like to learn more about the Christus Transplant Institute, click here.

If you would like to learn more about Donate Life Texas, click here.

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