Did you know that ONE organ donor can save up to 8 lives, and improve the lives of about 100 other lives?

I have become a HUGE advocate for organ donation, even moreso than before, since my hospitalization. I think that it’s important to keep in mind that I was VERY sick and needed a heart VERY quickly. If it wasn’t for my organ donor, I would not be here today writing this blog for you all and living my best life. ;)

Please consider becoming an organ donor if you aren’t one already.

If you live in the US, you can do so by going to OrganDonor.gov or DonateLifeAmerica.net for further instructions.

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Educational Resources:

“Facts About Organ Donation” on the UNOS website can be found here.

A list of “Myths vs. Facts” put together by OrganDonor.gov can be found here.


What if I don’t live in the US?

To register in:

  • Canada (specifically Ontario), click here.

  • France has an opt-out option only. All citizens are organ donors by default.

  • Germany, click here.

  • United Kingdom, click here.

  • The Netherlands, click here.