COVID-19 death of Israeli kidney nonprofit founder spurs record number of donors

Rabbi HeberDr. Walter Wasser, a nephrologist at Haifa’s Rambam Hospital and the ultra-Orthodox Mayanei HaYeshua Medical Center in Bnei Brak, said there is no other organization like Matnat Chaim in Israel.

“Unlike in hospitals where I work, Matnat Chaim works in the community, too — they raise awareness of kidney donations and actively recruit donors, who donate altruistically,” Wasser said. “The last thing a kidney patient wants to do is campaign for a kidney. Hospitals won’t do this for them; Matnat Chaim will.”

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