The need for organ donors has never been greater. In the United States, there are more than 120,000 people are currently in need of organ transplants. And each year, thousands of people die while waiting for a transplant because no suitable donor can be found for them. But, you can help.
Benefits of Organ Donation
Perhaps you are considering becoming an organ donor, but are not completely sure why you should. There are many benefits of organ donation, for all parties involved.
You Can Help Save Lives and Make a Difference
By signing up today, you can help save lives! Did you know that just ONE organ donor can save up to EIGHT lives?
For Transplant Recipients
A second chance. For organ donor recipients, a transplant often means a second chance at life.
Improved quality of life. For some, an organ transplant means no longer having to be dependent on costly routine treatments to survive. It allows many recipients to return to a normal lifestyle. For others, an eye or tissue transplant means the ability to see again or the recovery of mobility and freedom from pain.
For Donors and Their Families
The ability to comfort grieving families. It is always difficult to lose a loved one. Many grieving families of organ donors can take comfort in the fact that their loss may help to save or improve the lives of others.
The power to save lives. Registering to be an organ donor is a charitable act that costs nothing. It allows a donor to save up to eight lives through organ donation, and to save or improve the lives of up to 50 recipients through tissue and eye donation.
Sign Up to be an Organ Donor
Online registration happens on a state level. Select your state and click go...
Transplant Alliance Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit, mission is to spread awareness about Organ Donation by using our
resources to publicly share our personal experiences. We do this through events and fundraising for organ transplant patients
that cannot afford their medical bills. Our goal is to support as many people as we can who are waiting for a transplant,
healing from their transplant and those that have become donor families. We also donate to other charities.