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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. 


It's lifesaving either way. Join the registry @ #bigly #bigleague
Posted 5 days ago


In honor of Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day, register as an organ and tissue donor today @
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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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Acacia, liver, pancreas and small intestine recipient , and her mother Hailee sit down with Danielle from Elvis Duran's Morning Show to talk about how organ donation has changed their lives and to promote Organ Donor Enrollment Day on Oct. 6th.


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.


RT @LiveOnNewYork: "Not an #OrganDonor? You CANNOT be serious!" Register today and avoid John McEnroe's wrath.. #DonorDay2016 👉…
Posted 6 days ago


Watch one man, as he battles for his life. Trailer for Shearwater Films, "Waiting List:"
Posted 7 days ago


Check out these awesome jack-o-lanterns by Live Life Give Life! What a creative way to honor the legacy of those who selflessly gave the gift of life.
Posted 8 days ago