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GLENDA DAWSON DONATE LIFE TEXAS REGISTRY
The Donate Life Texas Registry offers Texans an opportunity to officially and legally register to become organ and tissue donors. Your organ donation could save the lives of up to nine people and your tissue donation could enhance the lives of another 50 people. The Texas registry was named for State Representative, Glenda Dawson, a kidney transplant recipient who led the effort to create the registry.
Without organ donors, the ripple effect that impacts family, friends and colleagues wouldn’t even be able to begin. Read more about those who said ‘yes’ to donation.
The renewal of life is often realized through the new chance that organ donation provides to a transplant recipient. View stories of inspiration here.
Experience what it is like to volunteer with STA, view profiles of our current volunteer advocates.
Learn about the healthcare partners who assist us in facilitating the gift of life to those in need.
The Blair Family Honors Their Son
Vicky Blair is proud of her son’s decision to become an organ donor. She, and her family, honored his wishes and continued Shon’s legacy.
Texas Transplant Society Brings Leaders Together
The Texas Transplantation Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting recently brought together many transplant disciplines. This year, the organization hosted Sir Roy Calne, MD, who presented the inaugural Goran Klintmalm Lecture.
The Loss of a Son Inspired Her Profession
Nanette Pace is passionate about what she does for a living, especially after losing her son. Some 10 years later, her commitment to donation and transplantation are even stronger because of him.
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FACTS ABOUT DONATION
Every day, an average of 81 people receive lifesaving organ transplants across our nation. Countless others receive lifesaving tissue transplants. Making the generous decision to be an organ donor can save up to eight lives. Here’s more reason to join the Donate Life Texas Registry today.