Volunteers give in donation race

Woman wearing heart on sleeve
“Wearing your heart on your sleeve” was a literal suggestion to last Saturday’s 167 participants in the free One-Mile Walk/Run for Organ Donation. Ashley Madaus, PRSSA Vice President and Chair Coordinator for NODAC, said she hoped contributors would understand the importance of organ donation and family communication. “That’s why our theme this year is ‘use your feet, keep your family up to beat,’ meaning telling your family … what you want,” Madaus said. [Read full article]

After her husband received a double-lung (bilateral) transplant in 2004, Shannon founded the Angel Cove Organ Donation Awareness Shop, which provides awareness t-shirts and gifts products for transplant recipients, living organ donors and donor families - giving 100% of the profits to help heart and lung transplant recipients with medical costs. Shannon lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her wonderful husband and two chocolate Labrador Retrievers.

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