Huntington Hospital, 5K Race Promote Organ Donation

Advocates of organ donation Tuesday announced two events  to encourage people to help save the lives of their fellow New Yorkers. Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci and Town Council members Joan Cergol and Mark Cuthbertson, along with Dr. Michael Grosso, a pediatrician and chief medical officer at Read More …

Running So Others Can Live

Runners took to a rainy course in Greenlawn Sunday to support organ donation but some had more personally invested in the matter than others. Several runners in the 5k race, along with others in the audience, were beneficiaries of organ donation: hearts, lung and kidney. Read More …

Transplant Recipient Hopes Story Raises Awareness on Organ Donation

Christian Siems knows first-hand the threat posed by a shortage of organ donations. He’s lived it. A few years ago, Siems was one of thousands of patients placed on a waiting list for an organ transplant. His heart was failing him, and  he was in Read More …