Friday, May 21, 2010

An Act of Compassion

We are promoting the state’s organ donor registry at the ballpark as this home stand commences. 3400 North Carolinians await organ transplants. Nationwide, the waiting list stands at 107,000.

If you haven’t done the driver’s license check-off, you can enter your name on the registry through Carolina Donor Services.

The Bulls’ awareness effort has a very personal twist. Melissa Simon from Chicago was our guest for the first pitch ceremony on Saturday. In 2007 Melissa received the heart of fourteen year old Chloe Coleman of Chapel Hill. Melissa was in the Triangle to meet with Chloe’s family and friends, and to promote the cause near and dear to her heart. (Yes, that's an irresistible pun.)

The pitch...

The story…