April wraps up the end of National Donate Life Month

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PEORIA, Ill. — As April wraps up, so does National Donate Life Month.

The entire month is a special time to honor donors and their families for saying yes to being a donor. 

Tuesday, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center held a flag raising ceremony for organ recipients on hand to thank donor families. 

Just one organ donation can save eight people’s lives, according OrganDonor.gov. Nationally, 1 million tissue transplants and more than 36,000 organ transplants were performed in 2018.

For more information on organ donations, click here.

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