MassDOT and Registry of Motor Vehicles Registrar Rachel Kaprielian join the New England Organ Donor Bank in encouraging all Massachusetts License and ID holders to be an organ and tissue donor. If you are not yet a donor, you may sign up online for no fee at the RMV website.
According to the New England Organ Donor Bank, 17 people in the United States die each day waiting for organ transplants. There are nearly 100,000 patients waiting for an organ transplant in the U.S. and thousands more awaiting tissue transplants. A single donor can save or enhance the lives of as many as 50 people. Check out the video below with real-life stories about the importance of organ and tissue donation.