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Thursday, April 14, 2016

National Blue & Green Day 2016 is April 15!

DONATE LIFE AMERICA 
During this day, the public is encouraged to wear blue and green, hold events and fundraisers, and partner with local restaurants, malls, media, and community organizations in an effort to promote the success of organ, eye and tissue transplantation and the extreme need for registered donors.

Why We Need Your Help

Currently, nearly 124,000 men, women and children are awaiting organ transplants in the United States. For specific numbers visit unos.org
Approximately 77,633 Multicultural Patients*
Approximately 2,146 Pediatric Patients*
29,532 Organ Transplants Performed in 2014
14,414 Organ Donors in 2014
More than 47,000 corneas were transplanted in 2013
More than 1 million tissue transplants are done each year and the surgical need for tissue has been steadily rising.

*as of May 2015
For more information visit DonateLife.net
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You have the power to SAVE Lives
We are asking you to register as an organ, eye and tissue donor today.
In California:
Donate LIFE California | Done VIDA California
Nationwide:
Organ Donor | Donate Life America
To ensure donation happens, please share your decision with your family. At stake is the legacy you wish to leave.

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