Alan Wylie, 46, from Ballymena, received a lifesaving heart transplant almost 29 years ago. He was 18 at the time and is now one of the longest surviving heart recipients in the world.
One family that knows all too well the joy the ‘Gift of life’ can bring is echoing the PHA’s plea.
Emma Treanor, 36, from Newry has had two kidney transplants. She received her first transplant when she was 14 years old in April 1998 and her second in November 2011.
Organ donation has made a huge difference to my life. I am a completely different person, I am so active, I can give back to society and I simply wouldn’t be here if someone hadn’t agreed to donate their organs and have that conversation