Laura was a vibrant 14-year-old when she was diagnosed with a brain tumor which resulted in irreversible brain damage. Her younger sisters, Sara and Rachel, urged their parents to consider organ donation. They knew it was what Laura would have wanted.
Together, the family decided that donating her organs might provide a chance at life for someone else — and it did. Laura's liver recipient, Trish, says she cherishes each and every day and is grateful for Laura's gift of life.
Watch the video and hear this unique and powerful story.
Every 10 minutes, someone is added to the organ transplant waiting list.
Approximately 113,000 men, women, and children are waiting for life-saving organ transplants. One organ donor has the power to save up to eight lives and change the outcomes of someone’s world forever by giving them a second chance. Additionally, tissue donation can save and improve the lives of up to 75 people with their gifts. You can make a huge impact by registering as an organ and tissue donor.
Learn more about organ and tissue donation, or register as a donor at https://donatelifewisconsin.org.