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April is National Donate Life Month. April 30th is the last day of the month long campaign to raise awareness. Please consider registering as an organ, eye and tissue donor.
Did you know more than 117,000 men, women, and children are on the waiting list for organ transplant? Someone is added almost every ten minutes. Each day 79 people receive organ transplants. However, 18 people die each day waiting for transplants that cannot take place because of the shortage of donated organs. Millions of Americans choose to be tissue and organ donors.
Why donate? Because you may save up to 8 lives through organ donation and enhance others through tissue donation. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,…