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- A total of 19,849 kidney transplants were performed in 2017, of those transplants only 5,817 of them were from living donors.
- 17 people die every day awaiting a kidney transplant.
- A living donor helps two people, the one they are giving the organ to and the next person on the waiting list.
- If 1 out of 10,000 people become a living kidney donor, the waiting list for kidneys would be eliminated.
- 97% of living donors say they would do it again if they could.