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  • The Greatest Gift: One Organ Donation Touches The Lives Of Many

    The Greatest Gift: One Organ Donation Touches The Lives Of Many

    NEW YORK -- Like most New Yorkers, Sal Lopizzo never gave organ donation much thought."I never really understood the need for it and there were always so many myths about it," said Lopizzo, 65, who lives in the Rockway section of Queens. "I never really took it too seriously because it didn’t affect me."That outlook changed in 2000 when he was unexpectedly diagnosed ...

  • Organ Donations Offer A Chance For Charity

    Organ Donations Offer A Chance For Charity

    NEW YORK -- It's no secret that organ donations save lives. Whether given through a living donor or obtained via an end-of-life procedure, the act of donating a vital organ to those in need can literally be a gift of life.However, some New Yorkers are reluctant to become part of this life-saving list, citing religious or moral objections to the practice. While it's important that ...

  • Thousands Of New Yorkers Give Life At Annual Donor Day

    Thousands Of New Yorkers Give Life At Annual Donor Day

    This October, nearly 4,000 New Yorkers from across the state came together to promote health, community and longevity, thanks to LiveOnNY's annual Organ Donor Enrollment Day.Currently in its third year, Organ Donor Enrollment Day brings individuals and organizations together to help save the lives of the 120,000 Americans – 10,000 of whom live in New York – currently waiting for a ...