24Mar/17

10 years later, UNC mascot’s memory kept alive through organ donation – WSOC Charlotte


WSOC Charlotte
10 years later, UNC mascot’s memory kept alive through organ donation
WSOC Charlotte
CONCORD, N.C. – Sunday will mark 10 years since University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill mascot and Concord native Jason Ray was hit by a vehicle and killed in New Jersey. Jason was in New Jersey to perform as the Tar Heels’ mascot, Rameses, …

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24Mar/17

Cowichan woman with rare disease must raise $15K for post-transplant care – Ladysmith Chronicle

Cowichan woman with rare disease must raise $15K for post-transplant care
Ladysmith Chronicle
Currently, according to BC Transplant, 15 liver transplants from deceased donors have been completed in 2017 while another 24 people such as Williams are on the wait list. “It just kind of makes you sad because your life depends on someone else,” she

24Mar/17

Reeder: An organ donor saved my brother’s life. We need more of them. – Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune
Reeder: An organ donor saved my brother’s life. We need more of them.
Chicago Tribune
Reeder: An organ donor saved my brother’s life. We need more of them. Organ … Sometime earlier, she’d signed an organ donor card. That small act saved my brother’s life. … Next month is organ donor month in Illinois. Please consider being an organ

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24Mar/17

Should organ donor consent be assumed? NL health minister not convinced – CBC.ca


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Should organ donor consent be assumed? NL health minister not convinced
CBC.ca
Newfoundland and Labrador is looking at reforming how organ donation is done but the health minister says it’s unlikely the province will adopt a system where consent is assumed. Right now the province uses an opt-in donor system where residents agree …

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24Mar/17

Jason Ray, UNC mascot and organ donor, left behind a legacy of life – News & Observer

Jason Ray, UNC mascot and organ donor, left behind a legacy of life
News & Observer
A card arrived less than two weeks ago at the home of Charlotte and Emmitt Ray, and when they opened the envelope there was David Erving, a wide smile, wearing “little green glasses,” as Charlotte described them. A homemade St. Patrick’s Day card