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  • 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 27% 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. 


Cool ad USA TODAY! It's National DMV Appreciation Week and we couldn't be more grateful to the DMV for all the lives they've helped save through registering people as organ donors. Keep up the good work! Want to skip the DMV? Join the organ donation registry @
Posted 8 days ago


?It feels like a dream because we sat and just imagined this day for months, 465 days.? Read all about Warrior Lincoln's journey:
Posted 9 days ago


Happy that they got a second chance of life! Donate Life America United Network for Organ Sharing LiveOnNY
Posted 9 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% / 27%

Only 27% of people in New York are registered to donate organs,
compared with more than 50% nationally.

120,000 / 10,000

More than 120,000 people are currently waiting for organ transplants, nearly 10,000 of these people are in New York. Every 18 hours, a New Yorker dies waiting for a life-saving transplant.


?A lot of thought as to, am I doing the right thing? And we found out that we did the right thing.? Our friends, the Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network supported this family through their tough decision:
Posted 11 days ago


?I don?t know how often, other than driving down the street and seeing someone in a burning building, our lives intersect with somebody whose life you can save. That?s rare. That?s a blessing." Before you turn on the game, check out this article:
Posted 12 days ago


Thank you to all the families that came out to participate in the first ever Love, Life, & Legacy Walk in East Meadow. We were thrilled at the turn out and the stories shared on this special day.
Posted 14 days ago