Ocean City Resident Honored by Organ Donor Organization

Kirk and Louis Greaser

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Ocean City resident Kirk Greaser was honored Feb. 22, at Gift of Life Donor Program's Annual Living Donor Recognition Ceremony: "Gifts of Life, Acts of Love," held at The Forge Hotel, in King of Prussia, Pa.

Kirk Greaser attended the ceremony with his recipient, Louis Greaser, and was recognized for his life-saving decision to become a living organ donor. The ceremony and luncheon honored those who selflessly donated a life-saving organ, such as a kidney or piece of their liver. More than 40 pairs of living donors and recipients were joined by their family and friends, as well as staff from the region's hospitals.

The Living Donor Program at Gift of Life works in partnership with local hospitals to assist more than 5,000 people waiting in our region to obtain a life-saving organ transplant. The program provides information and education to medical professionals, the general public, patients and potential living donors in our region.

Gift of Life's staff works collaboratively with patients and participating transplant centers to promote and facilitate paired kidney donation transplants on both a local and national level.