Everyone should be organ donors!

Save People's lives!

What is an organ donor?

An organ donor is someone that agrees to let others have their organs once they die. It can save a person's life if they have an organ that is failing. If the donor has the same blood and tissue type as the person in need, they with be able to donate their organ.
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Why donate?

Why not donate? There aren't extra organs lying around and some people need them. The donor is dead so they don't need their organs anyway! It's a great thing to do for somebody and it doesn't cost you anything.
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There is no reason not to be a donor!

If you are a donor and you get sick, the doctors are going to try their best to keep you alive. They will not give up on you because they can use your organs. Also, donating your organs does not disfigure your body.

Facts

  • One donor can save up to eight lives.
  • One donor can improve the lives of 50 people by donating tissues and even their eyes.
  • More than 120,000 people are waiting for organ transplants in the United States alone.

More info

If you need more information on being an organ donor then go to http://www.organdonor.gov/faqs.html