Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation Statistics
Although there have been advances in medical technology, the demand for organ, eye and tissue donation still vastly exceeds the number of donors.
115,000 men, women and children await lifesaving organ transplants.
Even the largest football stadium in the US could not fit the number of patients on the national transplant waiting list.
Every 10 minutes
another person is added to the national transplant waiting list.
occur every year in the U.S. because organs are not donated in time.
people die each day because the organ they need is not donated in time.
of patients waiting are in need of a kidney.
1 out of 3
deceased donors is over the age of 50.
You have the power to help
If I donated
I would be able to…
save up to 8 lives
restore sight to 2 people
heal the lives of 75 people
How others have helped
In 2016, 33,600 transplants brought new life to patients and their families.
have taken place since 1988.
Be socially responsible
95% of Americans are in favor of being a donor but only 58% are registered.
Help bridge the gap by sharing.