Dedicated to Donation: The Rising Need for Organ Transplants & Why It’s So Important to Become a Donor

It’s not often that a person can give the gift of life. But by signing up to be an organ donor, they can. With more than 116,000 people on the waiting list to receive an organ transplant, this selfless act gives hope to people waiting for a miracle that could save their life. Becoming an organ donor can do a lot of good for others, and also provides meaning and gratitude for the donor. Just one organ donor can save eight lives. Some of the other statistics might be surprising. According to Donate Life America, more than 138 million people, or about 56 percent of the US adult population, are registered as donors. One tissue donor can help more than …