Organ donation is one of the most generous gifts an individual can provide or receive. Although organ donation has increased in recent years, there is still a great need for organ and tissue donation. According to recent data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nationally, there are over 98,000 people on a waiting list for organ and tissue donation.
Each organ and tissue donor saves or improves the lives of as many as 50 people.In most states you can indicate your wish to be a donor on yourdrivers license or state ID when you apply for or renew it. Laws that oversee donation vary from state to state. It is important for you to know how to ensure your decision to be a donor is carried out.Consult your state's Drivers Handbook for details