Giving the gift of life

Updated: 12/19/2013 6:49 PM
Created: 12/19/2013 6:48 PM WHEC.com

During the season of giving, some people are working to promote the gift of life. More than 700 people in the Rochester and Finger Lakes area are waiting for an organ transplant. That's where Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network comes in. Leaders at the organization call organ donations, “the gift that keeps on giving.”

Rob Kochik, Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network Executive Director, said, “So if I were to donate my organs, I would help eight people through organ donation and by donating bones from my legs and my arms, I could help more than 50 people.”

Kochik says the easiest way to become a donor is to enroll at the DMV.


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