Latest Organ donation News

Rehoboth athletic director donates marrow to man in Spain

Jan. 09, 2022 10:04 AM EST

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — In the weeks leading up to the holidays, while many of us were focused on gift-giving plans and the new year, Adrian Pete was recovering from giving a life-saving medical donation to a stranger across the world. Pete, the athletic director for Rehoboth Christian...

3 University of Alabama law school students donate kidneys

Dec. 18, 2021 00:12 AM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Three University of Alabama law school students are using this holiday season as a reason to share information about a gift they gave that had life-saving implications for their recipients. Angelica Mamani, Katrina Smith and Ryne Smith recently donated...

Illinois faith groups aim to boost organ, tissue donations

Nov. 13, 2021 09:56 AM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — About 4,000 Illinois residents are on waiting lists for organ and tissue donations. A new public service announcement in honor of National Donor Sabbath is a reminder that most religious faiths embrace organ donation. The PSA released by...