Sutherland Shire organ recipients to participate in the Australian Transplant Games

Transplant recipient Patricia Scheetz, who is promoting organ donation at an annual event, was also a contestant in the 2016 reality cooking show, Zumbo's Just Desserts.

Transplant recipient Patricia Scheetz, who is promoting organ donation at an annual event, was also a contestant in the 2016 reality cooking show, Zumbo's Just Desserts.

Sutherland Shire transplant recipients are taking part in this year’s inspirational sporting event, the Australian Transplant Games.

Patricia Scheetz, 33, of Cronulla, had a life-saving kidney and pancreas transplant in 2011, and Woolooware’s Renata Oliver has a double-lung transplant in 2015.

They will celebrate their second chance of life at the 15th annual event from September 24 – October 1 in western Sydney.

The event aims to promote the benefits of organ donation, and help transplant recipients strive towards improved health and fitness.

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