APRIL IS NATIONAL DONATE LIFE MONTH!
Please join St. Joseph's Healthcare System in celebrating National Donate Life Month as we encourage you to register as an organ, eye and tissue donor. To raise awareness for organ and tissue donation and celebrate the generosity of donors – St. Joseph’s is participating in a national campaign “Let Life Bloom” to encourage more people to register as donors.
Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation Statistics:
125,000 men, women, and children await lifesaving organ transplants.
Sadly, 8,000 people die each year because the organs they need are not donated in time.
82% of patients who are waiting are in need of a kidney.
683,000 transplants have taken place since 1988.
In 2016, 33,600 transplants brought new life to patients and their families.
Please register to be a donor online at www.RegisterMe.org/SJHS Or, you can register at your local NJ Division of Motor Vehicles office.