Garrett learned his life hung in the balance. The concept was terrifying. "ThatÕs just a lot for a 21-year-old to try and understand, because it kind of came out of nowhere," he said. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)

AFTER FIGHTING CARDIO MYOPATHY FOR TWO YEARS AND SURVING TWO MEDICALLY INDUCED COMAS, GARRETT SINKBINER RECEIVED A SECOND CHANCE AT LIFE WITH A DONATED HEART.

THE COVID PANDEMIC MADE THE AVAILABILITY OF A HEART AND THE RISKS OF A TRANSPLANT VERY CHALLENGING. GARRETT SAID “ THE DOCTORS AND SURGEONS HAD GIVEN ME LESS THAN AN 8% CHANCE TO LIVE.”

GARRET’S ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TO BECOME ORGAN DONORS SO MAKE SURE THE BOX IS CHECKED AND YOU HAVE A HEART STICKER ON THE BACK OF YOUR DRIVER LICENSE.

HE THANKS THE GARLIC GUYS FOR THEIR CONTINOUS CARE AND THEIR DONATIONS FOR GARRET’S NON-PROFIT DONATE2SAVE.COM. Garlic Guys TEAMED team up with Garrett when HE WAS in need of a heart transplant at the young age of 21 due to a condition called cardiomyopathy.

Garlic Guys spray a 100% natural, harmless garlic repellent for mosquitoes. We will donate 50% of all of our proceeds from Marquette county to donate2save.com with the booking of your appointment. All you have to do when booking your appointment is mention donate2save! To schedule an appointment email Garlic Guys at garlicguys21@gmail.com , call or text (906) 399-0630 by May10th.

 

In January, Garrett returned to Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant to resume work on a bachelor’s degree in sports management. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)
Garrett learned his life hung in the balance. The concept was terrifying. “ThatÕs just a lot for a 21-year-old to try and understand, because it kind of came out of nowhere,” he said. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOW T0 BECOME AN ORGAN DONOR VISIT:

https://www.organdonor.gov/register.html?gclid=Cj0KCQjws-OEBhCkARIsAPhOkIbsFAl8_TdJMxC2w4tmSXp9Chf3YR6RVR0htA_j82VOv0u1hSz2wngaAnxkEALw_wcB

https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-5647_12539-156611–,00.html#:~:text=The%20Michigan%20Organ%20Donor%20Registry%20is%20a%20confidential%20database%20of,be%20organ%20and%20tissue%20donors.&text=Once%20you%20enroll%2C%20you%20will,an%20organ%20and%20tissue%20donor.

 

 

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