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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 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. 


When you register to vote in New York, you can also join the organ donor registry. Find out how to register here:
Posted 5 days ago


?Having that conversation with Zack means more to me than anything to know it truly wasn?t just our decision about the organ donation,? Scott said. ?I know by that conversation what his thoughts would have been if something like this had happened.? Have the conversation with your loved ones:
Posted 6 days ago


We love this innovative idea to help reduce the waitlist! Fox News reports:
Posted 8 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.


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