San Ramon Regional Medical Center Honors Donate Life MonthApr 17, 2022
San Ramon Regional Medical Center is proud to honor National Donate Life Month, a month to celebrate those who have received transplants, to recognize those who continue to wait, to honor donors and donor families and to thank registered donors for giving hope.
This April, we want to stop and take a moment to remember the ongoing need for more people to register to be organ and tissue donors. We have also raised the Donate Life Flag at San Ramon Regional Medical Center to help raise awareness during April. We are proud to have a long-standing partnership with Donor Network West and together we have helped facilitate the donation of over 1,500 organs to patients in need.
Currently there are more than 100,000 people waiting for an organ transplant in the United States, with more than 22,000 in California alone. Due to the lack of organ donors, 22 people die every day waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant.
You can make a difference by registering today to be an organ and/or tissue donor. One donor can save up to eight lives through organ donation and another 75 others through tissue donation.
- Anyone can register to be an organ donor.
- All major faiths support organ and tissue donation.
- There is no cost to your family.
- Your medical care and funeral arrangements will not be affected by your decision to donate.
- Organs and tissues are distributed based on medical criteria only.
You can register your decision to be a donor by visiting DonateLife.net.