Want to be an Organ Donor?
Now's you're chance!
Why are organ donors needed?
Each day, about 79 people receive organ transplants. However, 21 people die each day waiting for transplants that can't take place because of the shortage of donated organs.
How to become an organ donor
The most important thing to do is to sign up as an organ and tissue donor in your state's donor registry.
To cover all bases, it's also helpful to:
- Designate your decision on your driver's license
- Tell your family about your donation decision
- Tell your physician, faith leader, and friends
- Include donation in your advance directives, will, and living will