Roxanne Watson sharing her gift of life

Roxanne Watson

By Cyril Josh Barker
Amsterdam News Staff

Roxanne Watson of Nanuet, N.Y. spent the last seven years trying to increase the number of people registered for organ donation. She recently exceeded her goal of registering over 11,000.

A recipient of a heart transplant herself in 2010, Watson currently volunteers with the WomenHeart, Donate Life Rockland, LiveOnNY and is an ambassador for the American Heart Association. She’s been an advocate for people to become organ donors, especially in the Black community.

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