How to support the Living Donor program

Posted at 6:42 PM, Jun 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-02 18:42:38-04

There are 3,794 people on the Maryland Organ Transplant Waiting List.

Living donation is when a donor gives a kidney, lobe of a lung, portion of the liver, pancreas or intestine to a family member, friend or stranger as an alternative to waiting on the national transplant list. Nearly 6,00 living donations take place each year. 

Karen Kennedy, the organizational trainer and special projects coordinator for the Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland, joined ABC2's In Focus to discuss the living donor program.

See video above for full interview.