Tuesday, February 14, 2012

National Donor Day

  • Valentines Day is about showing love with more than just flowers and chocolate. Feb.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The LifeLink Foundation wants you to consider giving a gift today, but what they're asking for isn't a box of chocolates or roses.
  • (Ledger-Enquirer)
  • While Valentine's Day is normally reserved for gifts of chocolates and roses, Feb. 14 is also an opportunity for Tennesseans to participate in National Donor Day and give the "gift of life" to thousands of our neighbors in need.
  • (Nashville Tennessean)
  • Valentine's Day conjures up images of romantic love with red roses, heart-shaped candies and sentimental greeting cards. But Feb. 14 also marks another important designation – it is National Donor Day.
  • (Your Houston News)
  • February 14 is not only Valentines Day – its National Donor Day. Over 113,000 people in the United States are waiting for an organ donation, and in the state of Michigan, the number tops 3,000.
  • (Examiner)
  • In May of 2006, a fire on Ottawas north side took the life of 3-year-old Trista Margherio. After her passing, her parents — Mike and Jenni (Davis) Margherio made the decision of a lifetime. My husband and I made the decision to donate her organs.
  • (Ottawa Times)
  • The announcement was made on the eve of National Organ Donor Day, February 14. A component of the national effort led by Donate Life America, the overall goal of the campaign is to add 20 million new registered organ donors nationwide in 2012.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • Olivia Pratten will be attending the two-day appeal of the ruling as the Attorney by a B.C. Supreme court judge who deemed the Adoption Act, which covers donor conception, unconstitutional.
  • (680 News)

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