people need a lifesaving organ transplant (total waiting list candidates). Of those, 75,494 people are active waiting list candidates.
organ transplants performed so far in 2017
Total Transplants January - August 2017
donors. Nearly 6 in 10 donors are deceased and about 4 out of 10 are living donors.
Total Donors January - August 2017
Even the largest football stadium in the US could not fit the number of patients on the national transplant waiting list.
occur every year in the U.S. because organs are not donated in time.
people die each day waiting for an organ.
95% of Americans are in favor of being a donor but only 54% are registered.
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