DL Life Logo JULY 27,2015 - - - - 123,549 AMERICANS ARE CANDIDATES ON THE UNOS TRANSPLANT WAIT LIST DL Life Logo 101,169 waiting for a kidney DL Life Logo 15,217 wait-listed for a liver DL Life Logo 1,056 waiting for a pancreasDL Life Logo 1,973 needing a Kidney-PancreasDL Life Logo 4,153 waiting for a life-saving heartDL Life Logo 1,549 waiting for a lungDL Life Logo 45 waiting for a heart-lungDL Life Logo 254 waiting for small bowelDL Life Logo One organ donor has the opportunity to save up to 8 lives DL Life Logo One tissue donor has the opportunity to save and -or enhance the lives of 50 or more individuals DL Life Logo An average of 21 people die everyday while waiting for a transplant. DL Life Logo You have the power to SAVE Lives by becoming an organ, eye and tissue donor, so what are you waiting for? To learn how to register click HEREDL Life Logo

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Clemson - Carolina Split Victories in Blood and Organ Competition
by Anna Simpson | Greenville OnLine

Clemson University won the second annual organ and tissue donor drive associated with the gridiron rivalry between South Carolina’s two largest universities and the University of South Carolina won the blood drive, in a competition where everybody wins, especially those receiving blood or medical transplants.

Donate Life South Carolina and LifePoint announced Monday that the 2010 Donate Life Duel signed up 1,452 newly registered organ and tissue donors in a close competition.

Clemson won by only 170 participants, garnering support from 56 percent of organ and tissue donors – to USC’s 44 percent – of those who signed up during the competition at the new South Carolina Organ and Tissue Donor Registry at www.Every11Minutes.org.

Gamecocks won the 26th annual blood drive competition between the rivals, with fans giving up 4,038 units of blood compared to 2,575 units given by Tigers, said Angela Nixon, a Clemson spokeswoman.

Clemson has won the blood drive 14 years and USC has won 12 years, Nixon said.

No comments: