Organ Donation

Growing the Garden of Life through Organ Donation

To our organ donors and their families, saying thank you seems a small gesture compared to your selfless gift. Because of you, others are given a second chance at living life to its fullest.

Add Your Loved One to the Gift of Life Wall

For loved ones of those who chose the selfless act of organ and tissue donation be sure to add their name to the gift of life wall.

Gift of Life


We would be honored if you would submit a photo of your family member and a brief story about your loved one to include in this digital, on-going display. To help you with your story, consider the following:

By the Numbers*

  • 107,000+ patients are on the national transplant waiting list, as of February 2021.
  • 39,000 transplants were performed in 2020.
  • 17 people die each day waiting for an organ transplant.
  • Every nine minutes, another person is added to the transplant waiting list.
  • One donor can provide eight life-saving organs: heart, lungs, liver, pancreas, kidneys and intestines.

*Statistics compiled by organdonor.gov.

Become a Donor

At Stormont Vail, we work with the Midwest Transplant Network to provide hope and healing to patients through organ and tissue donation.

Every individual has the right to donate. You can authorize to be an organ, eye and tissue donor by signing up with your state registry at your local DMV. Or, if you’re a Kansas or Missouri resident, register online through the Midwest Transplant Network.

Special Invitation

You are cordially invited to our 2022 Celebration of Life event.

When: Friday, June 17 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Centennial Room at Stormont Vail Hospital

This event is a time for family and friends to remember and celebrate their loved ones who gave the ultimate gift of organ donation at Stormont Vail Health. During the event, we will share a short video and invite you to interact with the Gift of Life Memorial Wall, where you will see your loved ones name displayed. (Loved ones must be registered to be added to the wall.)

Register Loved Ones & RSVP
(Limited to five entries every 15 minutes)

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