Please help us change public health policy to provide more organs for transplant. Together, we can save lives.Nearly 20 patients die each day due to a shortage of organs for transplant.
Today, there are over 120,000 patients on the transplant waiting list with over 15 patients added daily.*
There has never been more than 14,750 donors a year
since that first successful transplant surgery in 1954, despite aggressive campaigns to recruit donors.
Over 11,000 people a year died waiting for an organ
The First Successful Organ Transplant
We challenge you to join our fight...
Help us save lives.
Please volunteer your time and talent,
We can't do it without you.
*The US Department of Health and Human Services, Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network: http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov
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