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Lifesaving donations topic of talk at Youngstown's First Presbyterian Church

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Sat, Jan 18th 2020 07:00 am

A presentation on ConnectLife, the blood and organ donor network formerly known as Unyts, will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, at First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown, 100 Church St.

Learn firsthand from ConnectLife staff about the rebrand process, and gain information on the process of eye, tissue, organ and blood donation. Hear from donor families on the decision for the end-of-life opportunity of donating a loved one's organs or tissue, and from donor recipients on the importance of lifesaving organ donations.

The public is invited to attend this all-ages event. Students needing community service hours are encouraged to attend this meeting.

Light refreshments will be served. Call the church office at 716-745-7067 to reserve a spot.

The church also will host a community blood drive from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7.

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