BPOE TRENTON ELKS
105 DONATE LIFE AMERICA ORGAN
Hear Ye Hear Ye !
The time has come
for all good Elks to come to the aid of their
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the USA
has joined forces with Donate Life America
to increase donations of organs, eyes and life-saving
The Grand Lodge, Lodge Activities/State Associations
Committee is asking Elks Lodges nationwide to promote the
Organ Donor Program
in their Lodge Bulletins and Lodge Web sites to help inspire
members and citizens in their communities to make these
The need is paramount. More than 110,000 patients were
waiting for organ transplants as of March 2011,
according to the Donate life America Web site, www.donatelife.net
Only 28,663 organ transplants had been performed in 2010,
and even fewer - 14,502 - organ donations had been made in
We Elks Members can help close the gap!
The effort of Lodges to promote the program through their
Bulletins and Web site
can gain them five points in their quests to be named
an All American Lodge.
More incentives will be announced in coming years as the
program takes shape throughout Elkdom.
For more information on the importance of donation and how
to become a registered donor in your state,
click on the Donate Life icon to go to the Donate LifeSM
or by logging onto www.donatelife.net
This is a great way to show that "Elks Give from the Heart."