The month-long celebration honors the generosity of organ, eye, and tissue donors and their families and commemorates all transplant recipients in the United States.
While 2011 marked the achievement of 1 million registered donors in Kentucky, and 100 million registered in America, the need for organ, eye and tissue transplants is steadily increasing. Adding more donors to Kentucky’s Organ Donor registry is critical. It is important that Kentuckians realize that it’s not enough to sign the back of their license.
It is essential that everyone join the Kentucky Donor Registry to state their wishes to save lives.
Every Kentuckian can do this by saying yes when renewing their license at their Circuit Court Clerks’ Office or joining online at any time.
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