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Final 12 months, greater than 1,200 animals had been saved by the Dickson County primarily based rescue, Proverbs12:10. This group is blessed with many great volunteers who work tirelessly to avoid wasting the lives of animals, and the goodness of those people flows over into the human area as nicely.
Along with their superb work with animals, there’s a ardour to assist anybody in want. Within the final three years, this deep compassion has actually led “4” Proverbs’ volunteers to avoid wasting human lives by organ donation.
With out hesitation Mary Bell, Megan Saxby, Adam Twining and Suzanne French all have donated a kidney to somebody in determined want. Placing their private lives on maintain, pondering little of their very own ache, and selflessly giving of themselves has prolonged the lives of 4 grateful individuals.
One in all our Proverbs’ donors truly gave a kidney to a fellow Proverbs’ volunteer.
When requested what prompted such a call, one response was a easy and humble reply.
“Why not? I traded solely three weeks of my life and gave my recipient probably 25-30 years of wholesome dwelling.”
To say I’m pleased with our superb Proverbs’ household is an understatement. Whereas we’re a various group of individuals introduced collectively by our love for animals, the commonality which really binds our group is generosity.
April is Nationwide Donate Life Month; we rejoice the 4 lives without end modified by our Proverbs’ volunteers. Mary, Megan, Adam, and Suzanne are true heroes.
Lavonne Redferrin is the director/founding father of Proverbs1210rescue.
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