Mid-South Transplant Foundation takes message to pews

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 06, 2019 12:30 PM CT | Published: August 05, 2019 11:23 AM CT
<strong>Tammy Pate (left) helps Lorene Orr sign up to become an organ donor at a booth run by Mid-South Transplant Foundation after worship service at Brown Missionary Baptist Church on August 4, 2019 in Southaven, Mississippi.</strong> (Brandon Dill/Special To The Daily Memphian)

Tammy Pate (left) helps Lorene Orr sign up to become an organ donor at a booth run by Mid-South Transplant Foundation after worship service at Brown Missionary Baptist Church on August 4, 2019 in Southaven, Mississippi. (Brandon Dill/Special To The Daily Memphian)

African-Americans donate fewer organs than most racial groups. But their need for organs far surpasses the supply.

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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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