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Give the Gift of Life: Organ Donation Resources

According to the Health and Human Services Administration:

  • 121,228 people are waiting for an organ
  • 18 people will die each day waiting for an organ
  • 1 organ donor can save up to 8 lives

Source: http://www.organdonor.gov/

Check out the MedlinePlus Organ Donation page for resources on becoming a donor, types of donation, and research.  You can even watch a video of a living donor liver transplant surgery.

MedlinePlus-Organ Donation: http://1.usa.gov/1hpErob

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