Do you want to be a donor? 2019-08-26T19:23:45+00:00

THE GIFT OF ORGAN, EYE & TISSUE DONATION

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Do you want to be a donor?

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Empowering teens to communicate the value of organ, eye & tissue donation.

Life Savers℠ is a high school education program that encourages individuals to share their informed decisions about organ, eye and tissue donation with their loved ones…because the conversation matters.

Life Savers Lesson Plan

TWO VIDEOS   I   CLASSROOM QUIZ  I  RESOURCES

This video presentation and quiz is designed to reach classrooms of any size and are often offered to health, psychology, sociology, science, physical education and drivers’ education classes.

START LESSON

QUICK FACTS

120,000

Number of men, women, teenagers and children
waiting for a transplant in the United States. 

1

Number of people added to the
waiting list every 10 minutes. 

20

Number of people who die each day due
to lack of organs for transplant.

Which organs can be donated?

Heart
Kidneys
Liver
Lungs
Pancreas
Small Intestine

Which tissues can be donated?

Heart valves
Corneas
Bones
Skin
Ligaments
Tendons
Bone marrow
Blood vessels
Blood

Donation does not interfere with
funeral plans including an open casket.

Most religions support
organ, eye and tissue donation.

Medical evaluation determines
which organs and tissues can be donated.

Once there is authorization for donation,
there is no cost to the donor family.

It is illegal to buy and sell organs
in the United States.

IN THE NUMBERS

75

75

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NUMBER OF LIVES
ENHANCED BY
ONE TISSUE DONOR
8

8

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NUMBER OF LIVES
SAVED BY
ONE ORGAN DONOR
0

0

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NUMBER OF LIVES
SAVED AND ENHANCED
IF WE DO NOTHING

Do you want to be a donor?

Gift of Life

Gift of Life is a national model for the support, awareness and success of organ, eye and tissue donation through education, mentoring and collaboration with partners and individuals in the transplant community.

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About Life Savers

Empowering teens to communicate the value of organ, eye & tissue donation.

 

Life SaversSM is a high school education program that encourages individuals to share their informed decisions about organ, eye and tissue donation with their loved ones…because the conversation matters.  

 

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