Record 501 Lives Saved Thanks to Central and South Texas Organ Donors

PR Newswire
SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Organ Sharing Alliance (TOSA), the organ procurement organization that provides organ donation and recovery services for families in Central and South Texas, announced a record-breaking 501 organs were transplanted in 2016 thanks to the actions of heroic registered organ donors and families who supported the cause of organ donation.

A new record of 139 individuals provided 501 organs to patients, giving hope to the nearly 11,000 people who continue to wait for a lifesaving organ transplant in Texas.
"None of this is possible without the donors and their families," said TOSA CEO Joseph Nespral. "We are encouraged daily by their strength, generosity and support of our mission to save lives through organ donation." Continue Reading