Donation statistics speak volumes about the great need for organs and tissues. Although nearly 113,000 individuals currently wait for a lifesaving organ, only 28,664 transplants were performed in 2010.
Visit the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) website for reports on national and/or state organ donation, transplant and waiting time data. Simply log on to www.unos.org and click "Data."
Our Lifesaving Results in Fiscal Year 2011
- 77 percent overall organ donation consent rate – the percentage of people who said “yes” to organ donation
- 306 organ donors – an all-time high
- 1,720 tissues recovered
- 1,050 total organs recovered
- 14 percent of the organs recovered by LifeGift were shared with patients outside the LifeGift service area