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Raising awareness for organ donation

The 5th Annual Donate Life Day in Rochester happened to raise awareness of the need for organ donation.

Posted: Apr 13, 2019 12:43 AM
Updated: Apr 13, 2019 8:03 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. - 

Mayor Kim Norton joined the families of donors and organ donor advocates in a walk of remembrance. 

114,000 people are on the waiting list for a transplant and nearly 22 people die every day from not getting the organs they need. 

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