Kansas City, KS., June 03, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WHAT: The seventh annual Donate Life Legacy Walk is a celebration honoring the gift of life given through organ, eye and tissue donation and helps raise awareness about the importance of joining the organ, eye and tissue donor registry.
Did you know? Every organ donor can save up to eight lives; tissue donors can impact more than 100 lives.
Midwest Transplant Network will welcome families of donor heroes, transplant recipients and their families, medical professionals, community leaders and those who support organ, eye and tissue donation at the Donate Life Legacy Walk.
The free, family-friendly event includes a Tribute Trail, a live concert with a local band, a bubble ceremony in remembrance of donor heroes, food trucks to purchase meals and treats, yard games with cornhole and tumbling towers and informational booths featuring Saving Sight and Team MO-KAN.
Donate Life Legacy Walk participants — there are more than 1,760 registered this year — can stroll the Tribute Trail at their leisure throughout the evening. Guests are encouraged to bring portable lawn chairs or blankets for seating; picnic baskets are welcome.
WHEN: Saturday, June 3
5:30 p.m. Welcome remarks from stage, activities begin
5:30-7 p.m. Concert — Cherry Bomb
7-7:15 p.m. Remembrance bubbles
7:15-8:30 p.m. Concert — Cherry Bomb
8:30 p.m. Thank you, event ends
WHERE: National WWI Museum and Memorial North Lawn
2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO 64108
MEDIA: Jan Finn, RN, MSN, President & Chief Executive Officer, will be available for interviews from 5:15-5:30 p.m. Please call 913-574-7955 by 4 p.m. to schedule.
Interviews with a donor family…