Event encourages organ donations

RUIDOSO NEWS | Dianne L Stallings

First organ donation event in the Ruidoso area

Learn more about organ donations and help raise money for The Ultimate Gift of Life Foundation New Mexico by attending the Organ Donation Awareness Walk-a-thon from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 20, at White Mountain Park-Sports Field, 685 Hull Road in Ruidoso.

Sponsored by Pine Mountain Lodge Mining LLC., the event offers several different methods of participation, Judy Mancillas, ultimate gift director, said.

“They can register to walk and they will receive a T-shirt and light snacks at the event,” she said. “Once they register, they have the option to have friends, family or coworkers sponsor them as they walk to raise money for the foundation. Proceeds go to the Ultimate Gift of Life, a nonprofit foundation that works to save lived by increasing the number of registered organ donors.” Continue reading

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