Give the gift of life this holiday season

BRITISH COLUMBIA Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services

VICTORIA – The B.C. government is urging all British Columbians to get in the holiday spirit and consider giving the greatest gift of all – the gift of life – by registering as an organ donor.

Since Service BC and BC Transplant launched their unique awareness partnership in April 2015, 30,485 new donors have registered through Service BC. Between April and September of this year, almost 12,000 new registrations were received through Service BC, more than tripling the number over the same period in 2015.

Registering as an organ donor only takes a moment and is easier than ever. The staff at all 62 Service BC locations in communities throughout the province can provide information on organ donation and help residents register their decision on site. British Columbians can register online using a computer or mobile device:

Registration is simple and confidential – and could enable someone waiting for an organ transplant to celebrate the holidays with their family at this time next year. Continue reading