Organ Donation

New Yorkers Kick Off Push For Organ Donation AwarenessIn New York, someone dies every 18 hours while waiting for an organ transplant.
Late L.I. High School Football Player's Mom Runs In 'Tunnel To Towers' With Woman Who Received Son's HeartFriday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of Shoreham-Wading River High School football player Tom Cutinella.
6 People To Receive Organs From Jersey City Teen Cut Down By TragedyThe life of a teenage boy was cut short by a stray bullet on a Jersey City street, but now, he has given the gift of life to six strangers.
Mother Who Donated Child's Organs Meets Babies Whose Lives Were SavedPatricia Almonte said she plans to honor her daughter's life every year with a birthday party.
Donor Heart Recipient Pleads For Others To Become Organ DonorsEvery 18 hours someone in New York dies waiting for an organ transplant. Religious concerns, language barriers and the unappealing subject of mortality make our area last in the country for organ donation.
Brain-Dead Toddler To Remain On Life Support During Organ Donation DisputeA brain-dead 2-year-old girl will remain on life support at a Brooklyn hospital, while her parents argue whether her organs should be donated.
Worries About Football Safety Mount After L.I. High School Player's DeathThere was new fallout Friday following the death of a 16-year-old high school football player on Long Island after a collision at a game.
Family Of Fallen Officer Who Donated Organs Celebrates Birthday With Heart RecipientA Jersey City police officer who died in the line of duty is living through the organs he donated, CBS 2’s Elise Finch reported.
Family Of Organ Donor Meets Woman Saved By DonationJackie Lue-Raia's mother was able to save the lives of three others through organ donation.
Lauren's Law Takes Effect, Requires NYS Drivers To Decide Whether To Be Organ DonorsLauren's Law was named for 13-year-old Lauren Shields of Stony Point, in Rockland County. She received a heart transplant when she was 9.
'Real Housewives of New York' Star Talks Organ Donation'Housewives' cast member Heather Thomson is revealing a lot more about her family -- and the life and death struggle they faced when her son Jax needed a liver transplant.
Gov. Cuomo Signs 'Lauren's Law' In Effort To Boost Number Of Organ DonorsThe new law, which will take effect in one year, will require anyone over the age of 18 getting a new driver's license to answer whether they would like to join the state's donor list. The question is currently optional.

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