Nationally, over 112,000 men, women and children await lifesaving organ transplants
Tiger stadium only seats 102,321 people and could not fit the number of patients on the national transplant waiting list.
Mercedes-Benz Superdome’s capacity is 76,468, which would only hold a little more than half of the patients waiting for a transplant in our country!
Every 10 minuites
another person is added to the national transplant waiting list.
occur every year in the U.S. because organs are not donated in time.
of patients waiting are in need of a kidney.
1 out of 3
deceased donors is over the age of 50.
Donors Save Lives!
In 2018, 36,527 organ transplants were performed in the United States using organs from both deceased and living donors, a 5.5% increase over 2017.
In the United States, 758,032 organ transplants have taken place since 1988.