Every 10 minutes someone in the United States is added to the waiting list for an organ transplant. The fact is, organ donations save lives every day thanks often to the kindness of strangers who have signed up to be organ donors or family members of loved ones who make that choice.
Yet there is still a significant need for organ donors and National Organ Donor Day on Feb. 14 is a reminder to people to consider making this lifesaving choice.
Robyn Leone below is a living donor to her husband Jeff. They both participated in the Elephant Rock Cycling Festival just months after their surgeries. They are both proof of a healthy life after organ donations and transplant procedures.
Read more about the recovery process here.