/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - 2009 the year of the decade for organ
donation in Ontario/

TORONTO, Jan. 25 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:     A record number of Ontarians donated organs and tissues in
              2009. Investment from the provincial government, implementation
              of the Organ Donation Strategy, improvements in donation
              performance and increased public awareness of organ and tissue
              donation have resulted in more lives saved through

           -  Honourable Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
           -  Rabbi Reuven Bulka, Board Chair, Trillium Gift of Life Network
           -  Frank Markel, President and CEO, Trillium Gift of Life Network
           -  Dr. Barry McLellan, President and CEO, Sunnybrook Health
              Sciences Centre
           -  2009 Transplant Recipients and Donor Families

    WHEN:     Tuesday, January 26, 2010
              10:30 a.m.

    WHERE:    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
              L Wing Foyer
              2075 Bayview Avenue
              Toronto, ON M4N 3M5

SOURCE Trillium Gift of Life Network

For further information: For further information: Carrie Hoto, Media Relations Advisor, Trillium Gift of Life Network, (p) (416) 619-2299, (m) (416) 735-0099, (e) choto@giftoflife.on.ca; Madelyn Herschorn, Communications Advisor, Trillium Gift of Life Network, (p) (416) 619-2350, (m) (416) 526-8035, (e) mherschorn@giftoflife.on.ca

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