Monday Health Minute | Published April 21, 2014

National Donate Life Month

National Donate Life Month

  • The goal of this month is to increase organ, eye and tissue donor registrations
  • Organ transplants have been saving lives for more than 50 years
  • As of early 2014, more than 120,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for life-saving transplants
  • In Pennsylvania alone, there are 8,366 people on the waiting list
  • One organ, tissue and eye donor has the potential to save up to 18 lives and help more than 50 people
  • Add your name to the PA registry at

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