We're all different, but we can make a difference by being an organ donor.
95% of people claim to support organ donation, but only 48% of Pennsylvanians have proven it by registering as donors. That number is way too low, considering over 8,000 lives in PA are on the line.
2019 PACHC Challenge
Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers has partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Center for Organ Recovery & Education and Gift of Life Donor Program — the two organ procurement organizations serving Pennsylvania, to support the 2019 Pennsylvania Community Health Center Challenge.
It only takes 30 seconds to save a life.
When just one person makes the decision to donate, they can save up to 8 lives and enhance the lives of up to 75 more. You don’t have to wait until you’re getting or renewing your driver’s license, learner’s permit or photo ID to sign up. You can sign up to donate at any time, and it only takes 30 seconds.
The #HumanSide of Donation
Following the death of her son, Marquis, Markita turned her own tragedy into a miracle for other people. Markita has since met with and stays in touch with two of her son’s organ recipients. Today, she is a strong community advocate for organ and tissue donation.
There’s a human side of organ and tissue donation.
Know the Truth
FACT: You do not have to wait until you’re getting/renewing your driver’s license, learner’s permit, or photo ID to sign up to donate. You can sign up to be an organ donor at any time.
2020 PACHC Challenge
Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers has partnered with the PA Dept. of Health, CORE and Gift of Life Donor Program to support the 2020 PA Community Health Center Challenge.