Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Free webinars for those in need of a kidney transplant

The Living Kidney Donors Network (LKDN) is offering a series of free *webinars at multiple times on different dates, Monday, February 8th, Tuesday February 9th and again on Monday, February 15th. All webinars will start at 7:30 PM Central Time.

“Having Your Donor Find You” is presented by the Living Kidney Donors Network (LKDN).

Who should attend? This webinar is perfect for people that are in need of a kidney transplant and want to learn how to communicate their need to friends and family. If there is someone that wants to help you spread the word about your need, we call them Advocates, ask them to sign up for the webinar or have them attend with you.

For more information about the Webinar, or to register please go to the following:

*A webinar is a conference used to conduct live meetings, training, or presentations via the Internet. In a web conference, each participant sits at his or her own computer and is connected to other participants via the internet.

“You Have the Power to Save Lives – Register to be an organ and tissue donor & Tell Your Loved Ones of Your Decision”

Register to be a donor in Ontario or Download Donor Cards from Trillium Gift of Life Network. NEW for Ontario: - Learn The Ins & Outs Of Organ And Tissue Donation. Register Today! For other Canadian provinces click here

In the United States, be sure to find out how to register in your state at or Download Donor Cards from OrganDonor.Gov

In Great Britain, register at NHS Organ Donor Register

In Australia, register at Australian Organ Donor Register

Your generosity can save up to eight lives with heart, kidneys, liver, lungs, pancreas and small intestine transplants. One tissue donor can help up to 100 other people by donating skin, corneas, bone, tendon, ligaments and heart valves

Has your life been saved by an organ transplant? "Pay it forward" and help spread the word about the need for organ donation - In the U.S. another person is added to the national transplant waiting list every 11 minutes and 18 people die each day waiting for an organ or tissue transplant.

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