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“Sound Good?” Video Collection Goals to Attain Youthful Audiences in Southern California and Nationwide
OneLegacy is launching a brand new four-part quick video collection and public service announcement to advertise the significance of organ, eye and tissue donation. The collection is written and produced by Travis Flores who acquired his third double-lung transplant earlier this week. Travis partnered with OneLegacy and Donate Life Hollywood for the video collection, “Sound Good?,” that includes two highschool college students and their story of friendship as they navigate the milestones of life as a youngster whereas one in every of them battles coronary heart illness and the necessity for a transplant. “Sound Good?” will premiere over social media channels in Could, that includes new episodes each Friday.
That is the third time that OneLegacy has labored with Flores to write down and produce PSAs about donation. He produced a PSA in 2017 that includes OneLegacy in addition to the “Heck Yeah” PSA to succeed in numerous, younger audiences in 2018.
“Travis is a really artistic author, and we’re grateful to associate with him to create and produce shifting tales of organ, eye and tissue donation,” stated Tom Mone, CEO of OneLegacy. “As Travis recovers from his third double-lung transplant this week, we ship him finest needs for a full restoration; and we stay up for proceed working with him sooner or later.”
Flores is an award-winning youngsters’s ebook creator, author, producer and nationally acknowledged speaker and advocate for a number of charities. Recognized with cystic fibrosis as an toddler, Travis was anticipated to reside not more than 5 years. He defied all odds and continued together with his life whereas growing his artistic writing from a really younger age, publishing a ebook at age 13 and occurring a three-year ebook tour to share his story of perseverance and receiving nationwide recognition for his motivational speeches.
In his most up-to-date function as an government producer for OneLegacy, Flores’ initiatives have been considered a whole lot of 1000’s of instances, elevating consciousness of the significance of organ, eye and tissue donation and inspiring 1000’s to register as donors.
As a part of his lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis, Flores acquired lifesaving double-lung transplants in 2015 and 2017; and he was simply listed final week to obtain a 3rd transplant. Flores acquired the decision on Monday night time from UCLA and underwent transplant surgical procedure on Could 5. The transplant went effectively, and he’s at the moment recovering at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Middle.
“I’m eternally grateful for my three donors and their households, who stated “YES” to donation and gave me a second likelihood at life,” stated Flores. “Because of their items, I’m able to proceed my work and my mission to create and share significant tales about donation with the general public. I’m excited to associate with OneLegacy as soon as once more to share ‘Sound Good?’ with everybody.”
The four-part video collection will premiere Could eight on OneLegacy’s social media channels: YouTube, Fb, Twitter and Instagram. Moreover, Donate Life Hollywood will share the PSA on their social media channels and thru the DLH Activate App.
“We all know that storytelling has the ability to avoid wasting lives; and when a bit is produced by somebody who’s personally touched by donation, it takes on even higher which means,” stated Tenaya Wallace, founding father of Donate Life Hollywood, a marketing campaign of the OneLegacy Basis to extend optimistic and genuine portrayals of organ, eye and tissue donation on tv and in movie.
The “Sound Good?” video collection will even be shared to native excessive faculties when the brand new college 12 months begins within the fall to complement the present organ, eye and tissue donation program that OneLegacy shares with native college students.
Devoted to saving and therapeutic lives via organ, eye and tissue donation within the areas we serve, OneLegacy is the most important organ, eye and tissue restoration group on the earth with greater than 200 hospitals, ten transplant facilities and a various inhabitants of over 22 million.
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