The Living Legacy Foundation asks Marylanders to ‘Be Seen in Green’ on April 19
in Support of Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation
Baltimore – The Living Legacy Foundation, one of the organ and tissue donor programs serving the state, encourages residents to ‘Be Seen in Green’ on April 19 to show their support for organ, eye and tissue donation. With more than 117,000 people nationwide waiting for a life-saving organ transplant, including more than 2,200 people in Maryland, Donate Life Month is a great way to bring attention to the need for designated organ, eye and tissue donors.
Supporters of organ, eye and tissue donation can request a free Donate Life pin at www.thellf.org/beseeningreen.
While more than 700 patients in Maryland last year received a second chance at life with a successfully solid organ transplant, 15 people died each month waiting for a miracle that never came. The Living Legacy Foundation is committed to building a positive culture of donation throughout the country so organ, eye and tissue donation is the expectation, not exception.
The Living Legacy of Maryland is the federally designated organ procurement organization and licensed tissue bank for the state of Maryland excluding Prince George’s, Charles and Montgomery Counties. The Living Legacy Foundation, a 501(c) (3) non-profit, facilitates the donation and recovery of human organs and tissues for transplantation and research and is dedicated to providing advocacy, family support and comprehensive public and professional education.