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What: Living Donation California and Donate Life California to announce a first-of-its-kind, state-authorized information and referral service to inspire and inform people to be altruistic living kidney donors.

Who: Bryan Stewart – Chairman of the Board of Advisors, Living Donation California

            Lisa Stocks Board President, Donate Life California

            Dr. Jeffrey L. Veale – Transplant Surgeon, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

            Dr. Richard Pan – Health Committee Chairman, California State Assembly

            Ann Lopez –Producer/Actress, Living Kidney Donor

            Kelly Wright – Altruistic Kidney Donor

            JePahl White – Recipient in a Kidney Chain

            Tad Suwa – Sacramento Firefighter, Kidney Transplant Candidate

When: Tuesday, May 14, 9:00 a.m.

Where: California Firefighters Memorial, State Capitol, Sacramento, Calif.

Bonus: Worldwide premier of “The Chain,” a documentary produced by Participant Media (“An Inconvenient Truth” & “The Help”) chronicling the stories of an altruistic kidney donor and the chain of kidney transplants started by her donation. Screenings of the 25-minute film will begin in Room 126 inside the State Capitol at 10:30 a.m. Additional screenings to follow at 11:10 a.m. and 11:50 a.m.

Contact: Brianne Mundy, Program Manager, Living Donation California,, (o) 619.563.5137 (m) 515.988.0476

Living Donation California is a free information and referral service that encourages California residents to be altruistic kidney donors, provides accurate information about living donation, and refers potentially eligible individuals for evaluation at a transplant center.

Living Donation California is administered by Donate Life California, which manages the state-authorized organ and tissue deceased donor registry. Donate Life California’s Board of Directors is composed of eight representatives of the state’s four non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organizations (OPOs): OneLegacy, Lifesharing, Donor Network West and Sierra Donor Services. In addition, Living Donation California is supported by a Board of Advisors including participating California kidney transplant programs.

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