How far would you go to save the life of someone you don't know and may never meet? Well Carol Laker gave up a part of herself. In the last of our series, From the Heart, Carol explains to our correspondent Sarah Saunders why she believes everyone should consider carrying a donor card.
While 90% of people believe donating an organ is the right thing to do - only 30% are signed up to the organ donor register.
During our week-long campaign - 9,055 people signed up to the register in our region - compared to just 818 during the same period in 2012.