Organ Donation

Organ donation is a selfless gift that gives others a second chance at living life to its fullest. Learn more about Stormont Vail Health's Transplant Program, how to register, and how we honor donors' selflessness.

Become an Organ Donor

The noble act of organ, eye, and tissue donation reminds us that we all have the power to make a difference, even after life. Whether you choose living or deceased donation, you'll make a difference in numerous lives.

Stormont Vail works with the Midwest Transplant Network to provide hope and healing to patients through organ and tissue donation.

Everyone has the right to donate. You can join the state donor registry online or at the DMV. Kansas and Missouri residents can sign up through the Midwest Transplant Network.

Why Organ Donation Matters

  • The national transplant waiting list includes over 103,327 recipients.
  • A new recipient is added to the waiting list every 10 minutes.
  • 17 people die every day waiting for a transplant.
  • One donation can save 8 lives and improve over 75 others.
  • 90% of people support organ donation, but only 60% become donors.

Source: Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network

Stormont Vail Health Honors Donors, Selflessness, & Second Chances

Share Your Loved One’s Story on The Gift of Life Memorial Wall

A simple "thank you" is insignificant compared to donors' and their families' selflessness. The Gift of Life Memorial Wall is one way Stormont Vali Health celebrates its donors and inspires others to become one, too.

Friends and family can share their loved one's generous act on the Gift of Life Memorial Wall, located on the first floor of the Stormont Vail Health Topeka Hospital Pavilion.

Celebration of Life

Stormont Vail and Midwest Transplant Network (MTN) honors donors, their loved ones who supported their selfless decision, and the recipients who received a second chance at life with our annual Celebration of Life event.

This event reminds us that we all have the power to make a difference, even after life. Stormont Vail donors' loved ones can view a short video honoring donors' stories and interact with the Gift of Life Memorial Wall, featuring photos and special messages from donors' families.

Guests can also learn about local support groups, how to become a donor advocate, and more from Stormont Vail team members, Midwest Transplant Network, and Saving Sight.

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