People grieving the loss of family members this holiday season are finding comfort in others who’ve experienced loss. Families and friends of people who chose to donate organs before they died connected at an event to honor and remember.
Leaders at Avera hold a program and prayer before talking with people who knew someone who died and chose to donate his or her organs.
Jonah Hilbert died in April at age 31 after struggling with alcoholism. He was still able to donate tissue and his corneas.