• A new person is added to the organ transplant waiting list approximately every nine minutes, and 17 people die each day waiting for an organ transplant.
  • Despite holding the support of 90 percent of U.S. adults, only around 60 percent are currently registered as organ donors, according to the 2019 National Survey of Organ Donation Attitudes and Practices.
  • Photo editor David Y. Lee has committed himself to ending the organ donor waiting list with the creation of The Waiting List, a registered nonprofit organization.