In conjunction with “donate life month”, one local group is honoring those who give the gift of life.
Every year, twice as many people are added to the national organ transplant wait list than those who receive donations. This increases wait times for those patients, a big problem for those suffering with organ failure. Currently, 48 people are waiting for a kidney through UPMC. For the month of April, the bicentennial tower will be lit up blue and green for “donate life month”.
If you have any questions about becoming an organ donor, call (814) 877-3625 or visit register me.org/upmc.