Donate Life cyclists riding the Nashville to raise awareness

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – April is National Donate Life Month.

Donate Life Tennessee is raising awareness about organ and tissue donations.

On Friday, 12 people are riding 150 miles from Chattanooga to Nashville to create awareness about the need for organs in the United States.

Jay Bernheisel is a rider who was the recipient of a donated organ.

“I wouldn’t be here without the life saving gift of a liver I’m thankful everyday for my donors gift for my donors family who chose to donate his organs I cant think of a better way to help in the extremely rare cases where some one can donate organs.”

Today in the U.S over 113,000 people are waiting for life saving transplants.

Categories: Chattanooga, Local News

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