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Registered Donors
  • MYTH

    New York is 1st in everything.


    New York ranks 50th out of 50 states with regard to the percentage of residents registered as organ donors. New York ranks 3rd in the country in people waiting for organ donations. 


                Make an ordinary day...EXTRAordinary!

    Sign Up

    Studies show that 9 out of 10 New Yorkers support organ donation, but only 25% of New Yorkers are registered. October 6th is the day to eliminate the excuses and sign up!


               Make an ordinary day...EXTRAordinary!

    Save lives

    1 organ donor can save up to 8 lives and improve up to 50 lives. 


President Obama demonstrates 5 things that are harder than registering to vote. The only thing easier than registering to vote is registering to be an organ donor by checking yes on the voter form :) Register to vote here:
Posted 1 day ago


Earlier this year, Trevor received a heart and the video of his unbridled joy upon waking up from surgery with his new heart went viral. See how Trevor is doing six months later:
Posted 2 days ago


A recent study showed 92% of New Yorkers support organ donation, but only 27% are registered. Time to put your money where your mouth is NY.
Posted 3 days ago

Lauren Shields

Age at time of transplant: 12
Transplant: Heart

In April 2008, Lauren Shields experienced unexplained fatigue. She was diagnosed with Viral Myopathy, an enlarged heart. She needed a new heart. In February 2009, Lauren’s name was added to the transplant list. With her health declining sharply, Lauren was placed in a medically induced coma, until the wait ended and she received her life-saving transplant. 

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50% / 25%

Only 25% of people in New York are registered to donate organs,
compared with more than 50% nationally.

123,000 / 10,000

More than 123,000 people are currently waiting for organ transplants, more than 10,000 of these people are in New York. Every 18 hours, a New Yorker dies waiting for a life-saving transplant.


Todays the day looking for new organ donors and old friends see you there!!
Posted 3 days ago


The 2016 Transplant Games of America have come to a close and we couldn't be more proud of the LiveOnNY-sponsered team members who went to Cleveland to compete. "Like" this post to congratulate Kathie Gerlach and Joann Luliucci!
Posted 4 days ago