You can always save lives!
22 people die each day waiting for an organ. Also, 1 person can save 8 others by donating an organ. There are also many people waiting for an organ to be donated. Some people even need to have a BRAIN transplant!
Organ donations can occur with a dead or a living donor, dead donors give VITAL organs and WOULD die if they were still alive, dead donors won’t die from the donation. Donors have to personally say that they will donate even if it is when they die!
124,000 people are currently waiting for an organ and many of them may die. In 2014, there were 29,532 transplants were performed! More than 47,000 corneas were transplanted in 2013.