Event raises awareness on organ donation as participants share personal experiences

Participants in program display a Donate Life flag at the conclusion of the event..

Participants in program display a Donate Life flag at the conclusion of the event..

Former firefighter and fire marshal Jimmy Ward knows that had it not been for the generosity of an organ donor, he wouldn’t be here today and wouldn’t have lived to see two grandchildren born or meet the one that is on the way.

Ward, who received both a heart and kidney transplant, shared his experiences…

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TROY’s School of Nursing to present organ donor awareness event on Wednesday

Students display Donate Life flag with Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. during last year's event.

Students display Donate Life flag with Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. during last year's event.

April is National Donate Life Month and Troy University’s School of Nursing will host an event on the Troy Campus on Wednesday to help raise awareness about organ donation and the process for becoming a donor.

TROY nursing students will be on the main quad beginning at 11 a.m., providing information and helping those who…

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‘Donate Life’ month takes on personal meaning for members of the Troy University family

TROY nursing students join Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, in displaying a

TROY nursing students join Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, in displaying a "Donate Life" flag during Wednesday's organ donor awareness event.

Troy University officials and students paused on Wednesday to commemorate Donate Life Month, a month-long awareness campaign stressing the importance of organ donation.

Students from TROY’s School of Nursing and other disciplines within the University’s College of Health and Human Services shared information about organ donation with passers-by on the University’s main quad to help…

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Katie Hawkins Beall to share transplant experience during presentation at Troy University

Katie Hawkins Beall, shown with her children Ellyotte and Noah, will speak about her liver transplant and discuss organ donation on Sept. 19.

Katie Hawkins Beall, shown with her children Ellyotte and Noah, will speak about her liver transplant and discuss organ donation on Sept. 19.

Troy University alumna Katie Hawkins Beall will share her experiences as the recipient of a liver transplant and discuss the importance of organ donation during presentations in the Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 19.

Her presentation, “My Transplant Story: The Importance of Becoming an Organ…

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