Lynn Bento of Canton, who received a life-saving liver transplant from David Rogers of Farmington, attended Hartford Hospital’s Black & Red annual fundraising gala on January 5th, 2013 at The Bushnell to benefit the Hospital’s Transplant Program. David's mother, Deb Rogers, also attended. More than 1,300 attendees helped to raise approximately $950,000. Hartford Hospital has joined forces with LifeChoice Donor Services to help register 1,000 new organ and tissue donors in 2013.
LifeChoice is a federally designated organ procurement organization (OPO) that serves six counties in CT and three counties in Western MA, with a combined population of 2.2 million people. You can register as a donor and learn more at www.lifechoiceopo.org.
Photo courtesy of Cill Russo for Hartford Hospital