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Organ Donor

Fallen Jersey City Officer Marc DiNardo pictures alongside the man who received his heart, Don Zolkiwsky. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Of Fallen Officer Who Donated Organs Celebrates Birthday With Heart Recipient

A Jersey City police officer who died in the line of duty is living through the organs he donated, CBS 2’s Elise Finch reported.

07/22/2014

Salvatore Grande says Rev. Michele Love, is an 'angel' who saved his life. (Credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Man Says Facebook Matched Him With ‘Miracle’ Kidney Donor

Six months ago, Michele Love, a Christian Reverend from Maryland, and Grande, 70, had never met. Now, their lives are intrinsically intertwined in a miraculous way.

07/07/2014

Lauren Shields, for whom Lauren's Law is named, speaks at City Hall press conference, Oct. 3, 2013. The law requires those getting NYS driver's licenses to decide whether to be an organ donor. (credit: Peter Haskell/ WCBS 880)

Lauren’s Law Takes Effect, Requires NYS Drivers To Decide Whether To Be Organ Donors

Lauren’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.

10/03/2013

Jon De Rise with his wife Karen and son Michael, following Michael's life saving liver transplant. (Credit CBS 2)

For New York City Cop, Son’s Health Is The Best Father’s Day Gift He Can Get

Sunday will mark a very special Father’s Day for one Long Island family. Jon De Rise is a New York City police officer who has given his son the gift of life, not once, but twice.

06/14/2013

12-year-old Lauren Shields of Stony Point, NY (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

NY Legislature Passes ‘Lauren’s Law’ In Hopes Of Boosting Organ Donor Enrollment

New York lawmakers have voted on a bill that requires a mandatory question about donor registration to appear on driver’s license applications.

06/22/2012

Four years ago, Jason Ray was struck by a car and killed - and he gave the gift of life to four New Jersey residents. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Residents Remember Former UNC Mascot’s Gift Of Life 4 Years Later

As North Carolina battles in the Prudential Center in Newark, hearts and minds will linger on Jason Ray, the former UNC mascot who gave the gift of life to four New Jersey residents.

03/25/2011