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Organ Registration Day Is April 5

Donate Life California — the state-authorized nonprofit organization responsible for managing the organ, eye and tissue registry — encourages those who are not yet donors to register on April 5, California’s Organ Donor Registration Day. Part of National Donate Life Month, Organ Registration Day seeks to emphasize the impact donors have on the 22,000 Californians waiting for an organ transplant.

Donate Life California emphasizes that one organ donor can save the lives of up to eight people and heal countless others with tissue donation. Despite the fact that anyone can register to be a donor, regardless of age, ethnicity or medical history, only 43 percent of Californians are registered organ, eye and tissue donors. To register or learn more, visit