FAQs

Get answers to all your questions about becoming a donor.

Yes! In the United States there are nearly 124,000 individuals waiting for transplants and many thousands more in need of tissue and corneal transplants. Sadly, an average of 22 people die each day because an organ was not made available for transplant.
Anyone who wishes to donate should enroll as a donor on the New York State Donate Life Registry. Age limitations may apply with some specific organs and tissues, but donor suitability will be determined at the time of death.
To enroll as a donor on the New York State Donate Life Registry please complete the form below. It is also important to discuss your wishes with your immediate family members.
According to law, all hospitals in the US are required to notify their designated organ procurement organization of all deaths and imminent deaths. Unyts has a communication center that operates 24/7 to handle referrals from WNY hospitals.
The quality of medical and nursing care will not change, regardless of your decision to be a donor. Donation is considered only after every effort has been made to save the patient's life.
Yes. All major religions publicly endorse donation as the highest gesture of humanitarianism.

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