Donation Statistics

North Carolina

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As of April 18, 2014

  • Over 3,500 North Carolinians are waiting for a life saving transplant.

In 2014 through April 18, 2014

  • More than 38 North Carolinians gave the gift of life through organ donation

As of March 31, 2014

  • Over 4,498,525 North Carolinians have an organ donor designation heart on their drivers’ license or ID card.

As of December 31, 2013

  • More than 253 North Carolinians gave the gift of life through deceased organ donation (between January 31, 2013 through December 31, 2013).

In 2014 through April 18, 2014

  • 77 North Carolinians received a life saving transplant.
  • Sadly, 17 North Carolinians on the transplant waiting list died due to the shortage of donated organs.

In all of 2013

  • 363 North Carolinians gave the gift of life through organ donation.
  • 954 North Carolinians received a life saving transplant.
  • Sadly, 218 North Carolinians on the transplant waiting list died due to the shortage of donated organs.
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ºSource: Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network

ºUnited States

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As of April 18, 2014

  • Over 133,319  in the USA are waiting for a life saving transplant.

In 2014 through April 18, 2014

  • 1,210 in the USA gave the gift of life through organ donation.
  • 2,401 in the USA received a life saving transplant.
  • Sadly, 501 in the USA on the transplant waiting list died due to the shortage of donated organs.

In all of 2013

  • 14,256 in the USA gave the gift of life through organ donation.
  • 28,952 in the USA received a life saving transplant.
  • Sadly 6,766 in the USA on the transplant waiting list died due to the shortage of donated organs.

 

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