Donate Life Mississippi is a partnership formed by Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA), Mid-South Transplant Foundation (MSTF), Mississippi Lions Eye Bank (MLEB), and Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS) to promote the need for organ, eye and tissue donation.
This team works to educate Mississippi residents on the growing need for registered donors so that they can make an educated decision about donation when asked by a DPS examiner if they want to be a registered donor.
There are over 1,400 Mississippians in need of a lifesaving transplant. In the United States, there are approximately 120,000 in need of lifesaving transplants. A new person is added to that list every 10 minutes and 22 people die each day awaiting a transplant that never comes. The miracle of donation is that one organ, eye and tissue donor can help save and heal the lives of over 50 people.
To join the nearly 800,000 registered donors in Mississippi go to www.DonateLifeMS.org.
For more information visit these sites:
Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency: www.msora.org
Mid-South Transplant Foundation: www.midsouthtransplant.org
Mississippi Lions Eye Bank: www.mslionseyebank.org
Donate Life America: www.donatelife.net