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National Organ Donor Day

February 14, 2023 All day

February 14th is National Organ Donor Day!

National Organ Donor Day is an annual observance in the United States that takes place on February 14th.

What is the purpose of National Organ Donor Day?

The purpose of the day is to raise awareness about the importance of organ donation and encourage individuals to register as organ donors.

Organ donation is the process of giving an organ or tissue to help someone in need of a transplant. Transplants can save and improve the lives of people with serious illnesses and conditions, such as kidney disease, heart disease, and liver failure.

National Organ Donor Day is an opportunity to educate the public about the need for organ donors and the impact that donation can have. It is also a chance to honor those who have given the gift of life through organ donation.

There are many ways to get involved on National Organ Donor Day. One way is to register as an organ donor yourself. You can do this by signing up on your state’s organ donor registry, which can typically be done online. You can also encourage others to register as donors and spread awareness about organ donation through social media, community events, or other outreach efforts.

Overall, National Organ Donor Day is an important reminder of the power of organ donation and the impact it can have on individuals, families, and communities.