Colorado and Wyoming Report Record Year for Tissue Donation  |  January 29, 2015

Donor Alliance, the organ procurement organization serving Colorado and Wyoming, announced several milestones in donation for 2014. The number of tissue donors increased 35% from 2013’s record year, with 1,590 generous tissue donors providing enough tissue to heal or save the lives of an estimated 159,000 people.

Donor Alliance also announced the addition of 950,000 names to the state donor registries in 2014. The donor designation rate, or percentage of individuals joining the state donor registry, was at an all-time high in 2014, with 67.7% of Colorado’s licensed drivers and ID card holders on the registry and 59.58% in Wyoming. The two states have some of the highest donor designation rates in the country.

Read more about 2014’s landmark year here.

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