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NJ Sharing Network works year-round to educate the public about the organ and tissue donation process and inspire people to choose to donate life. This section is your resource for fact sheets and backgrounders in providing information about organ and tissue donation or covering stories as a member of the media. Please direct all inquiries to Gary Mignone, Manager, Marketing and Communications: (908) 516-5635.

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April 2021

Science in Donation Commends Lawmakers for Taking Stand Against Trump Era Effort to Gut Organ Procurement Organizations - TapInto

April is National Donate Life Month, Plainfield Woman Shows Support for Organ and Tissue Donation - TapInto

City of Linden: Donate Life Month with the NJ Sharing Network, April 2021 - LindenTV

NJ Sharing Network Celebrates National Donate Life Month in April as Local Residents Show Support for Organ and Tissue Donation- Meadowlands Media

In Death, Maplewood Man Saves 3 Lives Through Organ Donation - Patch Maplewood/South Orange

Belleville Woman Shows Support for Organ, Tissue Donation During National Donate Life Month 

Give the gift of life: Become an organ donor 94.3FM - The Point


March 2021

39-Year Old Union City Woman Awaits Heart Transplant - Hudson TV

Woman's History Month: Remembering Denise Ely, an Unforgettable Woman Who Made a Profound Difference - TAPinto

Maplewood man’s caring spirit lives on through organ donation - Patch South Orange/Maplewood

NJ fire recruit dies after collapsing during training exercise - FireRescue1

Committee Passes Conaway & Benson Resolution Supporting Organ Procurement Organizations, Opposing Detrimental Federal Policy - InsiderNJ

Alyssa D’Addio shares the impact of COVID on the transplant community and the ways the NJ Sharing Network helps to support families - One-on-One w/ Steve Adubato

Edison woman remembered for life of caring for others continues to do so upon death through organ donation -

NJ Sharing Network Receives Recognition During National Kidney Month for Advocacy Role in the Passage of U.S. Congressional Legislation to Extend Medication Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients - CIANJ

Can you help? Franklin Lakes man desperately needs kidney - NJ 101.5 FM

Cranford’s Emma Rothman Celebrates 10 Years with Heart Transplant - RLSMedia

Family Death Inspired Chatham Resident To Work In Organ Donation - Patch Chatham

Monty Student Raises $10,000 to Support Organ and Tissue Donation - The Monty News

Steve Adubato UNCUT with Justin Johnson - News12+

February 2021

Basking Ridge Man Celebrates Organ Transplant That Saved His Life - The Patch

New Jerseyans show caring spirit with support for NJ Sharing Network - 

NJ Sharing Network’s Potential Breakthrough in Treating Type 1 Diabetes Published in the Journal of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine - CIANJ

Awaiting life-saving heart transplant, Union City woman still staying positive - Hudson County View

5 Facts about Charles Payne’s Wife Yvonne Payne - Daily Entertainment News


John Murphy, longtime coach and mentor, has died: 'Sad day for Ocean County basketball' - Asbury Park Press

Montgomery student raises $10K to support organ, tissue donation with NJ Sharing Network -


January 2021

New Jersey sets new record for organ donations in 2020 - Press of Atlantic City

NJ Sharing Network Foundation names new board officers - 

Life on hold for 25-year-old Parsippany man while he waits for a kidney donation - Bergen Record

Rose Parade 2021 on Hallmark: line-up of performers, hosts & special guests - EbeneMagazine


December 2020

Parents Channel Grief Into Lifesaving Gifts - The Sandpaper

In death, Keyport deli owner helped save the lives of four people with organ donations - Asbury Park Press

Organ Donor Enrollment Day - Watchung Post 

Memorial Fundraiser in Honor of Dr. Krish Venkat Supports Franklin Food Bank - TAPinto - Franklin Township

Denville woman turns kidney donation advocate for those in need - News12NJ