• 12,000

    people in Texas are awaiting
    a lifesaving transplant.
  • 929

    lives were saved last year
    across LifeGift’s regions.
  • 32%

    of adults in Texas are
    registered donors.


June 26, 2014

In the first major overhaul of the kidney allocation system, the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) has devised a new system for allocating kidneys to patients. The system is expected to increase patients’ donor base and reduce the number of kidneys that never get transplanted – possibly adding 8,000 life years for future transplant recipients.

July 9, 2014

Organ, eye & tissue transplant recipients and donor families gather for a unique celebration of life

Houston, Texas – July 9, 2014 – The 2014 Donate Life Transplant Games of America is already setting records. Coming to Houston July 11-15, this year’s Transplant Games of America (TGA) will host 3,000 participants, the largest number of in the event’s 22-year history, including more than 700 from the state of Texas.


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