Lauren’s Law Passed in Senate and Assembly

Next stop: Governor’s desk The New York State Senate joined with its Assembly counterparts in passing Lauren’s Law, which aims to boost organ donations, on Wednesday, June 20. It was passed unanimously. The bill (S.7103A) now heads to the Governor’s desk to be signed into law. The bill expands the donor options on driver’s license […]

Lauren Shields Encourages New Americans to Donate Organs

BY GEORGE J. DACRE Lauren Shields is an organ donor recipient. She received a new heart, and now at age 9 she is an advocate for people to become organ donors. Last Friday she took the microphone at the naturalization ceremony to tell her story to 75 new Americans at the Rockland County Courthouse in […]