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FROM STAFF REPORTS
Donate Life Alabama and Legacy of Hope are happy to welcome Chelsea Excessive Faculty as the primary chapter in Alabama for college kids advocating for organ donation. The nationwide group, Pupil Organ Donation Advocates (SODA) just lately accredited the college as the primary of its form within the state.
“It speaks volumes that we now have a gaggle of scholars who perceive the nice want of organ donation and are desperate to be taught and help our mission,” mentioned Ashley Anderson, Legacy of Hope Group Liaison. “We wish to thank the school, employees and particularly the scholars at Chelsea Excessive Faculty for working so onerous to be the inaugural chapter within the state.
“Pupil Organ Donation Advocates is a non-profit group that conjures up and helps student-led organ donation training and registration efforts via highschool and school chapters.
“The scholars of the Chelsea Excessive Faculty Healthcare Academy and HOSA – Future Well being Professionals chapter are thrilled to accomplice with Legacy of Hope and SODA Nationwide to launch the primary Pupil Organ Donation Advocates chapter in Alabama,” mentioned Andrea Maddox, RN and advisor for the college’s HOSA and SODA chapters. “Our pupil leaders are excited to accomplice with these superb organizations to start the life-saving work of training their friends concerning the critically necessary want for organ donation registration.”
college students ought to go to Sodanational.org/ for extra details about making a SODA chapter of their colleges.
Donate Life Alabama is a 501(c)three devoted to educating the group about organ, eye and tissue donation. Monetary contributions assist fund donation consciousness packages all through the state of Alabama. Go to Donatelifealabama.org/.
Legacy of Hope is Alabama’s federally designated, non-profit organ procurement group that coordinates organ and tissue donation for transplant and analysis. Based in 1979, Legacy of Hope is a mission-driven group that builds broad-reaching alliances to coach individuals concerning the significance of organ and tissue donation, and encourage them to turn out to be donors.
For extra data, go to LegacyofHope.org.