Every year as many as 5 lakh organ failure patients die due to non-availability of organs in India. Organ donation after brain death can save up to 9 lives.
Aren’t these facts enough to motivate one for supporting Organ Donation at various mediums & platforms? One such platform has been initiated in the form of DONATE LIFE SURAT WALKATHON’16 by the Surat based NGO, Donate Life on 27 November 2016, Sunday.
Donate Life, which works devotedly for the cause of spreading awareness of cadaver organ donation (without any commercial motive), is partnering with Common Wealth Council and National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO), Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, to organize Surat Walkathon’16 as per the following particulars.
Date: Sunday, 27 th November 2016
Time: 7:00 AM
Walk Route: Happy Home, Shantiniketan Apartment, Nr. S.D. Jain school, Vesu Char rasta, Vesu, Surat
Surat Walkathon’16 is the first of its kind comprehensive awareness program, which aims to –
- Bring awareness of critical need for more organ donors and educate the masses about life saving power of organ donation
- Encourage the participants to pledge for donating organs after brain death and to spread awareness about the importance of organ donation. Because pledging to donate organs doesn’t ensure that organs will be used for saving lives in future unless the donors convince their families for donating organs after his death
- Surat Walkathon’16 will also utilize an opportunity to dispel misconceptions surrounding organ donation. Most importantly it will make one understand that if you express the desire to donate your organs then it will only happen after your death and that too only after the consent of your relatives
REGISTER FREE to take part in DONATE LIFE SURAT WALKATHON’16, Click here. Every participants will receive participation certificate. Encourage your family and friends also to be a part of this Life Saver Walk because ‘Life is not just worth living, it’s also worth giving’.