Speaker Coming To Kiwanis To Discuss Organ Donation

Do you want to find out more about organ donation? Matt Shirk with the Indiana Donor Network will be speaking to the Crawfordsville Kiwanis Club on Thursday at the Kiwaniansā€™ weekly meeting. It is open to the public.

Specifically, the Indiana Donor Network:

  • Provides Hoosiers with information needed to make an educated decision about donation
  • Coordinates the donation process according to federal regulations and with the utmost respect for medical ethics
  • Offers access to the Indiana Donor Registry so people can sign up to be a donor
  • Offers grief support services to families before, during and after donation
  • Assists Indiana hospitals in developing donation policies and procedures, and educates healthcare professionals about the donation process
  • Evaluates potential donors for medical suitability to donate organs and/or tissue
  • Recovers organs and tissue from donors on-site in the Indiana Donor Network Organ and Tissue Recovery Center

Come on out and hear from Matt at the Crawfordsville District Public Library at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the Donnelly Room on the lower level.