I have seen and heard a lot of stories while we have been here at this children’s hospital. While me and you are dealing with our own storms there are children going through stuff some of us would not ever imagine. Have you ever thought about being an organ donor? I just signed up. We don’t need those things after our flesh dies but somewhere there is a little child that might.
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113,115 Patients Waiting*
63,016 Multicultural Patients*
1,801 Pediatric Patients*
28,535 Organ Transplants Performed in 2011
14,144 Organ Donors in 2011
More than 46,000 corneas were transplanted in 2011
More than 1 million tissue transplants are done each year and the surgical need for tissue has been steadily rising
*as of March 2012
You Have the Power to Donate Life. Register as an Organ, Eye and Tissue Donor Today.
- How Organ Transplants Work (saveeightlives.wordpress.com)
- Facebook To Help Organ Donors Find Recipients (psfk.com)
- A Post-transplant Patient Speaks Out: “We Have an Organ-Donor Crisis and Need an Additional Policy!” (prweb.com)
- Major Organ Shortage Set for Mid-South (wreg.com)