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Evesham Township, NJ Mayor Randy Brown Proclaimed April as National Donate Life Month

On April 26th, Evesham Township issued a proclamation stating that April is National Donate Life Month.

Evesham Township, NJ – On April 26th, Evesham Township issued a proclamation stating that April is National Donate Life Month. The proclamation was presented by Mayor Randy Brown. Present at the meeting were Deputy Mayor Kenneth D'Andrea, Councilman Robert Dienna, Councilwoman Debbie Hackman and Councilman Steven Zeuli. The proclamation was presented to liver recipient John Browne and donor mother Gail Clegg and Jack Lynn.

Each day, 21 people in the United States die while waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. National Donate Life Month is a great opportunity to raise awareness about the critical need for more people to register as organ and tissue donors, and to inspire hope, advocacy and passion for National Donate Life Month and beyond.

Gift of Life Donor Program – the organ procurement organization for eastern PA, southern NJ and DE - encourages individuals to register to become an organ, tissue and cornea donor. Currently in Gift of Life’s region, more than 5,700 men, women and children are awaiting a life-saving organ transplant, and nationally over 121,000 are waiting. Each organ, tissue and cornea donor can help up to 50 people. To sign up, visit donors1.org. It only takes 30 seconds to register.

About Gift of Life Donor Program: Since 1974, Gift of Life has coordinated more than 42,000 organ transplants and an estimated 600,000 tissue transplants. Gift of Life’s service area includes nearly 11 million people, and in 2015 the organization coordinated over 44 organ donors-per-million-population - ranking it among the highest in the world. For more information about organ and tissue donation or to register today, visit donors1.org.

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