WHEN: Saturday, November 10, 5-7 PM
Voices will unite in this celebration of life through organ, eye and tissue donation at the second annual GOSPEL FEST! Gospel groups as well as those who come together to create a joyful noise are joining Donate Life Maryland with The Living Legacy Foundation to honor the legacy and generosity of donors, who are our neighbors, friends and family throughout the statewide community
Donate Life Maryland (DLMD) is dedicated to saving and healing lives by registering organ, eye and tissue donors throughout the state of Maryland. Donate Life Maryland maintains and manages the official Maryland Donor Registry through a partnership with the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) and with oversight provided by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH).
A nonprofit organization, dedicated to changing the culture of donation in the State of Maryland, Donate Life Maryland encourages a statewide call to action for residents to be designated donors, facilitates donor designations and upholds an individual's legal commitment to be a donor.
In addition, Donate Life Maryland works with similar organizations throughout the country in a collaborative effort to improve donor designation rates nationwide. This national collaborative effort is lead by Donate Life America. Donate Life Maryland has a reciprocal relationship with its founding organizations, The Medical Eye Bank of Maryland, Washington Regional Transplant Community and The Living Legacy Foundation, to provide comprehensive public education and outreach.
Donate Life Maryland was established in 2007 by The Medical Eye Bank of Maryland, Washington Regional Transplant Community and The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland Senate Bill 766 allowed for the creation of the Maryland State Donor Registry.