NY marks National Donate Life Month

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — April is National Donate Life Month and the state is encouraging people to register as organ donors.

Right now, nearly 8,500 people are waiting for a transplant here in New York.

Landmarks across the state, including the Fairport Lift Bridge, were lit blue and green last week in recognition of "donate life blue and green day."

Click here to register as an organ donor in New York.