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NEWS AND EVENTS
He will be driving the #52 car with the Donate Life North Carolina logo on the hood. His mother was an organ donor and it is in her honor that Joey promotes donation at races across the country. If you go to the race this weekend, be sure to cheer for him!
Transplant recipients, donor family members and anyone interested in volunteering with LifeShare Of The Carolinas is invited to our next volunteer sessions. To make it easy for everyone to attend, they will be held in Asheville and Charlotte. Register today to attend!
Plan now for your congregation to celebrate the National Donor Sabbath November 15-17, 2013. Call LifeShare for Bible markers or to arrange a speaker for an observance anytime during the month of November.
Team North Carolina is recruiting organ, eye and transplant recipients to participate in the Transplant Games of America next July in Houston, Texas. Interested? Visit the official web site at transplantgamesofamerica.org.
To learn more about the interesting things happening in the donation and transplantation community, be sure to take a look.
STORIES OF HOPE
6 Days follows the true-life story of Garrett Terrell, an 11-year old Concord boy who died way too early and became an organ donor. The film was the winner of the Donate Life Hollywood competition in 2010, beating out 25 other films from across the country. Garrett’s mother, a longtime LifeShare volunteer, tells his story as only a mother can.
See and experience more inspirational donation and transplantation stories of hope.
|Organ transplant statistics as of Sept. 27, 2013.|