More than 100,000 people are on the national transplant waiting list waiting list. In Illinois, about 4,000 Illinoisans are waiting for an organ transplant.
Donate Life Illinois is a coalition of donation and transplantation organizations that work together to raise awareness about organ, eye and tissue donation in Illinois.
Anyone can save a life.
You can give no greater gift than the gift of life. One person can save and improve more than 25 lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. By registering to become a donor, you can help give that gift.
Transplantation provides hope to thousands of people with organ failure. In addition, transplanted tissue saves lives and offers hundreds of thousand of people active and renewed lives. But transplantation requires the commitment of organ and tissue donors, and the need for donors is much greater than the number of people who actually donate.