Gift Of Life Donor Program
Adrian Nitkowski got a liver in 1998, the same year he met his wife, Ingrid, a heart transplant recipient.
Donor families — the family members of anyone who died and donated organs or tissue — are treated like royalty here at the Transplant Games, but the emotions can be overwhelming for first-timers.
State lawmakers heard emotional testimony this week on a bill that would update Pennsylvania’s organ donation law.
Several thousand people registered to take part in Sunday’s event aimed at raising money to help spread awareness about the importance of organ donation.