Get the Facts About Organ Donation

Saturday, April 28 2018 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM [EST]

2239, Highland Road, Hermitage, PA, 16148, United States

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Saturday, April 28 2018 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM [EST]

St. Michael's Social Hall, 2239, Hermitage, PA, 16148, United States.


Join Mavis Shannon-Odem, a heart transplant recipient, and the Center for Organ Recovery & Education for an afternoon of lunch and learning about how organ, tissue and cornea donation has the power to save lives in the Shenango Valley and beyond.


Hear first-hand accounts from donor families and transplant recipients. 




What you’ll learn at this community-wide event:


             The many components of the organ donation process


             The funeral and bereavement process


             How to dispel the myths and misconceptions concerning organ donation


Kathryn Demko

The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is one of 58 federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organizations (OPOs) in the United States. CORE works closely with donor families and designated health care professionals to deliver the gift of hope by coordinating the surgical recovery of organs, tissues and corneas for transplantation. CORE also facilitates the computerized matching of donated organs, tissues and corneas. With integrity and compassion, our goal is to bridge the gap between donor families, health care providers and transplant recipients so that we may forever transform lives. Mission The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting donation, education and research for the purpose of saving and improving lives through organ, tissue and cornea transplantation. Vision Every potential donor will make A Pledge for Life.

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