Organ donor families to be honored in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Families of West Virginia organ donors will be honored at a memorial ceremony in Charleston.

The event sponsored by the Center for Organ Recovery and Education is set for Sunday afternoon at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences. It will include remarks from a donor family, a transplant recipient and others touched by organ donation.

The center is one of 58 federally designed not-for-profit organ procurement organizations in the United States. It is based in Pittsburgh and has an office in Charleston. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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