You can also donate some organs and tissue while alive, these include; one of your kidneys, one liver lobe, one lung or partial lung, part of your pancreas or intestine, bone, blood, skin, amnion, and healthy cells from bone marrow and umbilical cord blood.health app
Sign up online through your state registry or in person at your local motor vehicle department. If you have an iPhone, you can use the Health app. It sends your information to a national computer system. Then after you sign up, talk to your family and let them know your decision. This will help them, if the time comes, to help carry out your wishes.
Also in April is Living Donor Day on April 6. This a national day to celebrate all living donors for their lifesaving generosity!
And don’t forget to participate in the Blue and Green day on April 22! On National Donate Life Blue & Green Day, the public is encouraged to wear blue and green and to engage in sharing the Donate Life message and promoting the importance of registering as an organ, eye and tissue donor.
Please refer to Donate Life America for additional resources and information.