Record number say ‘yes,’ save lives with organ donations

Posted at 4:18 PM, Jun 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 18:22:53-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Over 20 people donated for organ transplants in May, according to Donor Connect, which operates the “Yes” Utah organ donation campaign, setting a record for donors in a single month.

The previous record was 16 people and 71 organs were recovered from the record-21 donors last month.

Those organs were transplanted into 71 individuals, who were waiting for lifesaving operations.

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