Thousands of organs are lost because the decision of the loved one is not known by their family. Registering your decision saves your family the stress of having to make that decision at the time of grief.
Many misconceptions surround the subjects of organ transplant and donor registration leading to individuals avoiding the situation all together.
Over 85% of British Columbians support the concept of organ donation and transplantation, yet less than 20% of those are actually registered, lessening the supply for the demand.
There are over 500 people in British Columbia currently on the transplantation waiting list. 85% of those are waiting for kidneys and thousands with kidney disease that may eventually join that list.
Saving Lives Through Organ Donation
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