One Donor, Eight Lives

As of 2017, there are 116,000 Americans on the waitlist for organ transplants.1 A person can save up to eight lives as a living or deceased organ donor, and up to 75 lives when they register to donate tissue or bone marrow.

Heart2

Liver2

Kidneys2

Lungs2

Pancreas2

Intestines2


1“Organ Donation Statistics,” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2018. Accessed January 2, 2018. https://www.organdonor.gov/statistics-stories/statistics.html
2“Tests and Procedures,” Mayo Clinic, 2018. Accessed January 2, 2018. https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/index
3Pancreas and intestine transplant percentages are combined.

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