February 14 is National Donor Day, Too

Today across the U.S., more than 117,000 people are waiting for that gift of life from an organ donor. Trauma, bone damage, spinal injuries, burns, hearing impairment and vision loss are all reasons why someone may need an organ, tissue or blood donation at some point in their lives. It could happen to any one … Read More

Status Update: Organ Donor

Early this month on Facebook, among all the vacation pictures and details of daily life, people started to add a much more important kind of “status update” — declaring themselves organ donors on the social network. Within a day after Facebook added a feature that allows people to declare themselves organ donors, more than 100,000 … Read More

Give a Heart this Donor Day

To many, February 14 is all about chocolate, flowers, romance, and special loves. But here at Cleveland Clinic, today is more than just Valentine’s Day – it’s also National Donor Day, when we as a country celebrate those who give the gift of hope by being organ donors. If you’re a registered donor, we want … Read More