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How to help

Things you can do today to promote organ and tissue donation:

  • Register as an organ and tissue donor at your local DMV or at www.donatelifenewengland.org
  • Tell your family about your desire to donate your organs.
  • Dispel any myths you hear about donation.
  • Educate yourself about donation. You can learn more about donation and transplantation at the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) website, www.unos.org.
  • Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper encouraging people to learn more about donation and discuss their wishes with their families.
  • Ask a business in your community to have brochures available to the public.
  • Send an e-postcard. Share your decision to donate life by going to Donate Life America website at www.shareyourlife.org and send an e-mail postcard to your family and friends.
  • Do you know someone with questions about organ and tissue donation? Refer them to the New England Organ Bank at www.donatelifenewengland.org.