The state’s effort to increase organ donations appear to be paying off, as more than four million people are now registered in Michigan.
About a hundred thousand people in this country are waiting for a kidney transplant. Audrey Weinberg of Farmington Hills is using Facebook for her search for a vital organ.
“I think it’s a vital responsibility of everyone to look at those who are in need and come to the rescue.”
Sherri Muhzer, 43, has been housebound for 11 years due to her condition.
Facebook wants to help you share your organs.
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson said the annual campaign has already succeeded in boosting the number of people who have signed up to donate organs.
University of Michigan researchers finds patients would rather be on waiting list than accept an organ with higher risk of failure.
Organ donation registrations are up in Michigan, with a 25% increase in June compared to a year earlier.