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White Kicks Off Donate Life! Month at Children’s Memorial Hospital

 

 Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White will announce Illinois’ Donate Life! Month campaign April 4th at the Children’s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children’s Plaza (Fullerton Pkwy. At Lincoln Ave.), in the Siragusa Lobby at 10 a.m…

 White will unveil the Secretary of State’s new organ and tissue donation commercial, highlighting 13-year-old heart recipient Mikahla Thornton and Brittney Payton, daughter of Chicago Bears great Walter Payton whose efforts had a dramatic impact on donation.

Mikahla, Payton, 8-year-old liver recipient Noelle Krockey, doctors from Children’s Memorial, and members of Donate Life! Illinois will be in attendance.

April is National Donate Life! Month. Organizations will be working together to promote organ and tissue donor awareness. Nationally, more than 110,000 people are currently waiting for organ and tissue donations. In Illinois, more than 5.6 million people have signed up for the registry.

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