Giving the gift of life through organ donation is one of the most selfless legacies a person can leave behind. On April 2, 2018, several family members of organ donors joined Cooper University Health Care staff and representatives from NJ Sharing Network to raise a special “Donate Life” flag high above Cooper in recognition of April’s Donate Life Month.
The flag was signed with personal messages from 30 organ donors’ families on March 22, 2018, at a Donor Remembrance Ceremony in Cooper’s lobby. The special flag will fly in front of Cooper for the month of April. Those assembled also “planted” more than 100 blue and green pinwheels to commemorate organ donors.
Donate Life Month focuses national attention on how every individual has the potential to make life possible by registering their decision to be an organ, eye, and tissue donor, or by considering being a living donor.