Illinois Organ Donation News Roundup

Posting has been a bit sporadic lately as I’ve been down in North Carolina for the holidays. I must say that it was rather nice to trade in the heavy winter coat for short-sleeve shirts for a few days but it’s good to be back in our festive city.

As we count down the final hours of an action-packed 2007, I wanted to call attention to a couple other organ donor related news stories from last week.

Cherishing every beat
Kane County Chronicle, Dec. 25, 2007
48-year-old Batavia resident Donna Stout receives the greatest gift of all this holiday season…a brand new heart. Read full story here…

Organ donor? Make sure your wish is granted
WMBD-TV (Peoria), Dec. 28, 2007

Reporter Lori Obert sits down with Gift of Hope volunteers and donor family members Dee and Jim (rec’d kidney transplant 18 years ago) Tilton to discuss the importance of re-registering after Jan. 1, 2006 to join Illinois’ donor registry and ensure your wishes are honored. Watch and read full story here…

Here’s to a safe and Happy New Year, see you in 2008!

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