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Chester County Hospital is Raising Awareness about Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation.

January 24, 2019
Written by: Laurie Ryan

January, 2019:  Chester County Hospital is raising awareness about organ, eye and tissue Donation. President and CEO, Mike Duncan explains how you can make a difference here.  Mike Duncan Letter_1.18.19 (002) 

Visit www.registerme.org to designate yourself as an organ donor, if you have not already done so.

Facts and Figures

Organ & Tissue Donation Fast Facts

  • 20 people die each day waiting for an organ transplant.
  • There are more than 5,300 men, women and children in our region awaiting a life-saving organ transplant.
  • Nationally, there are approximately 115,000 people waiting for an organ transplant.
  • Just one organ donor can save up to eight lives, and one tissue donor can benefit as many as 75 others.
  • Every 10 minutes, another person is added to the national transplant waiting list.
  • 82% of patients waiting for a life-saving transplant are waiting for a kidney.

You can give the gift of life! Register to me an organ and tissue donor today at registerme.org.

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