SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ --
What: Sacramento - On Tuesday, April 28, at 1:30 p.m., Donate Life California will hold a press conference to announce Padilla's legislation Senate Bill 552 requiring 9th or 10th grade health classes to include 15 minutes of education regarding organ and tissue donation and recovery. This bill ultimately would provide California students with the basic knowledge to make an informed decision as to whether they wish to be donors when applying for driver's licenses. 21,000 Californians are on the National Organ Transplant Waiting List. One organ donor can save up to 8 lives, and one tissue donor can improve the lives of up to 50 others. Who: Senator Alex Padilla - State Senator, 20th District Roy Grimes - Sacramento Unified School District President Bryan Stewart - Donate Life California President Tracy Bryan - Donate Life California Board Member Carl Chapin - Elk Grove High School Teacher Nancy McAfee - Donor Mom, whose son Jordan Shortino became a donor at age 19 Zulma Michaca - College student and liver recipient When: Tuesday, April 28, 1:30 p.m. Where: State Capitol, West Steps Sacramento, CA
Contacts: Bryan Stewart, President Miryam Mora-Barajas, Executive Director (213) 400-8304 (702) 769-3279 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
|SOURCE Donate Life|
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