#WorldOrganDonationDay Blog Carnival

Imagine a situation where you can be practically immortal, even when your physical being passes on!

That’s what my Mother achieved. When she passed away on February 8, 2010, she pledged her body to the St.Johns Medical College. We were a little sad, I must admit. When she was alive, she often mentioned donating her body after she passed on. Why not donate just your organs, we asked. She insisted on donating her body. She wanted to be of service to education.

Sury and I have pledged our organs after our death.

Today is World Organ Donation Day

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. Kahlil Gibran

(By the way, this is a blog carnival….see end of post for “how to participate”)

organ donation day

What is Organ Donation?

Organ donation is the harvesting of an individual’s organs after he or she dies for the purpose of transplanting them into another person. The person who gives the organs is called a donor while a person who receives the organ is called a recipient. Did you know you can Save 8 Lives by donating your organs?

Continue reading this post at my blog at Vidya Sury Collecting Smiles and please join me in the blog carnival.

How to participate:

Write a post related to organ donation.

Share your views on organ donation. Would you donate your organs?

Do you know of an instance where someone close to you donated theirs?

Please write about it and link up at the linky on my blog.  I look forward to reading your posts ♥

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Author: Corinne Rodrigues

Lover of words | Self-acceptance blogger | Instructional designer| Book Reviewer| Blog Coach

10 thoughts

  1. for a pretty long time, I was searching for such information. Gifting food was thought to be the greatest gift during all these days. DHANATHIL CHIRANTHATHU ANNA DHANAM. That the body of a human being itself is borne out of Annam, it gets revealed that gifting one’s body itself could be greater than gifting food. ANNAM CHA PRANAHA. says vakyam.
    Thanks a lot for the information. Can we just register ourselves online? I am informed that such registering offices are only at Ananthapur outside Tamil Nadu.
    subbu thatha.
    http://www.subbuthatha72.blogspot.com

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