Facts About Donation and Transplantation
More than 114,000 Americans are currently waiting for lifesaving organ transplants; more than 700 of them are Oklahoman's.
61% of Oklahoman's have registered to be organ, eye and tissue donors.
More than 8,000 deaths occur every year in the U.S. because
organs are not donated in time.
More than 750,000 transplants have taken place since 1988
in the U.S.
In 2018, 17,500 donors in America brought new life
to recipients and their families.
Every 10 minutes another name is added to the national transplant waiting list.
Every day, 22 Americans die waiting for an organ transplant.
82% of patients waiting are in need of a kidney.
More than 1,000,000 tissue transplants are performed in the United States each year.