Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon Declares April Donate Life Month
Posted March 7, 2013 in News Category
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed a Proclamation on Wednesday, March 6 declaring April as Donate Life Month in Missouri. The Proclamation coincides with National Donate Life Month, which was established in 2003, and celebrates the generosity of those who have shared the Gift of Life through organ, eye and tissue donation.
Visit our calendar for a list of events during National Donate Life Month. Visit our Event Kit page to learn how you can host your own registry drive.
Gov. Nixon signed the proclamation before sharing a few words with representatives from Mid-America Transplant Services, Midwest Transplant Network, Heartland Lions Eye Banks, Gift of Life and the Missouri Kidney Program. These nonprofit organizations collaborate to create the Donate Life Missouri state team; support efforts to educate Missourians about organ, eye and tissue donation; and work to increase the number of registered donors.
To learn more about National Donate Life Month and to find resources to celebrate, visit the Donate Life website.