What's New with NY Donates Life?
Thank you to all of the groups who participated in our online challenge campaign!
Check out our YouTube videos about organ and tissue donation. Be sure to share them with your friends and family to encourage them to also register to be an organ and tissue donor!
Did You Know...
- Currently only 13% of the New York State residents 18 and over are registered eye, organ and tissue donors.
- Currently over 8,000 of New York State residents are in need of an eye, organ or tissue donation
- All it takes is 5 minutes to fill out the organ and tissue donor registration form to be added to the Donate Life Registry.
- 1 registered organ donor can save up to 8 lives.
We are dedicated to increasing organ and tissue donation throughout New York State by enhancing awareness and emphasizing the needs and benefits of donation and transplantation.
Why should you consider becoming an organ and tissue donor?
Your decision to be an organ and tissue donor may save or enhance the lives of up to 50 people. Read more about the benefits of organ and tissue donation.
Facts About Organ Donation:
People of all ages and medical histories should consider themselves potential donors. Although the medical condition of the donor at the time of death will determine what organs and tissue can be donated, organ donation is an act of caring and love supported by all major religions in the U.S. Learn more facts about organ and tissue donation.