Words save lives
Do your family know whether you want to be an organ donor? Have you ever talked about organ donation with them?
If the answer is no, then you’re not alone; sadly, many donation opportunities are lost every year because families don’t know if their loved one wanted to be a donor or not. Family support is crucial to enable donations to take place.
We need more people to talk about organ donation to increase the number of transplants that happen.
of people waiting for a transplant are from black, Asian or ethnic minority communities
1 in 3
adults has told their partner / family they want to be an organ donor
people die every day in need of an organ transplant
We can change things, though we need your support to get people talking.
Don't just take our word for it, learn about the lifesaving impact donors have, how it feels to wait for a transplant and the comfort organ donation brings to grieving families from those who know
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- Words Save Lives. If you want to be an organ donor your family need to know. Don’t leave them to make the decision alone. #YesIDonate
- Millions of people in the UK have registered as organ donors via the NHS Organ Donor Register. Join them #YesIDonate
- Organ donors save or transform up to nine people’s lives. Register as a donor and share your decision with your family #YesIDonate
Organ Donation Week
Encourage people to talk about organ donation during the campaign by sharing our web, email and social media materials
Register to be a donorYes, I want to donate
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