Donate Life: Raising awareness about the need for organ donors

WKRC Cincinnati
Melissa Brunner
CINCINNATI (WKRC) - National Donate Life month is celebrated in April.

Friday, April 7, dozens of those lucky enough to be alive because of organ donors held a special event at Christ Hospital. It was one of many events and some will be going on all month to help raise awareness of the need for organ donors. Local 12 News talked to one mom who said the need was great and her donor made all the difference for her family.

Melissa Brunner said, "I am a mom of four and to get to see my kids grow up means the world to me and I couldn't have done that without a kidney donor."

Brunner says getting to see her kids grow up was all she wanted. Now as one of the recipients she celebrates her life and all those who choose to give others the gift of life. When people choose to become an organ donor they change someones life forever. Continue reading

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