Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
10:55 pm EDT
Monday, August 10, 2020

The gift of life

Organ, eye and tissue donors are everyday heroes, according to DonateLifeFlorida.org.

Did you know:

• One organ donor can save up to eight lives.


One cornea donor can return sight to those suffering from blindness.


One tissue donor can restore health to more than 50 people.

The Florida Coalition on Donation, Inc., aka DonateLifeFlorida.org, says about 5,700 children and adults in Florida await life-saving organ transplants. Across the U.S., that number stands at 120,000. To learn more or to register to be a donor, go to DonateLifeFlorida.org.

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