Organ, tissue donation promoted
Porter Health System CEO Jonathan Nalli, center in background, reads a proclamation Tuesday while maintenance tech Jerry Scott, left, raises a Donate Life flag near the main entrance to Porter Regional Hospital. Staff and others gathered near the hospital's main entrance in observance of National Donate Life Month. There are more than 115,000 Americans and more than 1,450 Hoosiers who are currently waiting for an organ transplant, according to Donate Life America. The monthlong celebration honors the generosity of organ, eye and tissue donors and their families. It recognizes transplant recipients nationwide.