Published on April 25, 2019

Donate Life – Be an Organ Donor

There is a critical need for donated organs nationally. Only 47 percent of Pennsylvanians have registered to donate organs, eyes, or tissues. These statistics give you an idea of the difference a donor can make:

  • Every day, 20 people die because not enough organs are available for transplant.
  • There are approximately 114,000 patients awaiting an organ transplant, with more than 5,000 in Pennsylvania.
  • One organ donor can save up to eight lives.
  • One tissue donor can improve the lives of up to 75 people.

Please register to be an organ donor today. Learn more about organ donation and register at donors1.org.