Becoming a Donor
Organ and tissue donation and transplantation provide a second chance at life for thousands of people each year. You have the opportunity to beone of the individuals who make those miracles happen.
By deciding to be a donor, you give the gift of hope ... hope for the thousands of individuals awaiting organ transplants and hope for the millions of individuals whose lives could be enhanced through tissue transplants.
How To Become A Donor
The most important thing to do is to sign up as an organ and tissue donor in your state's donor registry.
To cover all bases, it's also helpful to:
- Designate your decision on your driver's license
- Tell your family about your donation decision
- Tell your physician, faith leader, and friends
- include donation in your advance directives, will, and living will