Hidden hearts have special message for National Donate Life Month

FOX 31 DENVER | Matt Mauro

AURORA, Colo. -- If you happen to find a hidden heart in the next month, it's a reminder that April is National Donate Life Month.

Currently, more than 116,000 people are on a waiting list for a lifesaving organ transplant.

The Donor Alliance hopes the hearts -- hidden all around the metro area -- help persuade more people to talk about organ donation and eventually sign up to be donors.

One of those hiding hearts outside a library in Aurora was four-year-old Juniper Gelrod and her grandfather, Randy Schrantz.

Schrantz was there, because of a phone call he received from his daughter, when Juniper was just two weeks old.

Gelrod received a lifesaving heart transplant when she was just seven months old. Continue reading

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