Celebrate life! MidState Medical Center and LifeChoice Donor Services Recognize National Donate Life Month

April 23, 2015

MMC_NationalDonateLifeMonthStaff at MidState Medical Center gathered on April 22 for a ceremonial flag raising to celebrate National Donate Life Month. The ceremony honored the six tissue donations that MidState received in 2014. "Today's ceremony is about remembering those who have given the gift of life and honoring those families who looked beyond their grief to do so. We also thank the staff for their support in these efforts," said AnnMarie Blanco, hospital development specialist, LifeChoice Donor Services. Going forward flag raising ceremonies will take place each time an organ or tissue donation is made at the hospital. There continues to be 124,000 people on a national waiting list for a life-saving organ.

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