April is Donate Life Month

Learn more about organs, tissue and eye donation during Donate Life Month in April. These donations are so important for the following reasons:

Every 10 minutes a new person is added to the national organ transplant waiting list.

An average of 17 people die each day while waiting for an organ transplant

On average, 115 transplants take place every day in the United States

In 2022, the lives of more than 42,000 Amer­i­cans were saved through organ transplants. Did you know that one donor can save up to 8 lives through organ donation and enhance between 50-300 lives through tissue donation?

The U.S. achieved its 1 mil­lionth organ trans­plant, more than any oth­er coun­try in the world and a his­tor­i­cal mile­stone in the world of transplant.

To learn how you can sign up to be a donor, go to www.iowadonornetwork.org/register