Leanne (from our social media section) sent around the following information as a reminder to our employees. I am posting her statistics. Because of personal experience, this is a subject very dear to me which makes it a good blog topic for today.
April is DONATE LIFE Month. During this month, the organization Donate Life especially encourages people to become organ donors.
Here are some interesting facts relating to organ donation:
120,000 people are currently waiting for organ transplants
Each day, 79 individuals receive a transplant
On the contrary, 18 individuals pass away daily in need of one
1 organ donor can save 8 lives
And for pic o’ day, here is the sweater gang that was sent by Amy M.