This animated video explains the transplant waiting list, how someone becomes a donor, the process of matching organs, and signing up to share the gift of life. 

Anyone can be a donor. No matter your current age or health status, a donor is choosing to save and heal the lives of others.

Almost 2,100 people are waiting on a life-saving organ transplant in Louisiana. By signing up to be an organ and tissue donor, you have the potential to save up to 9 lives and benefit over 50 people. Be a Hero by saying “YES” to donation. On average, 20 people die every day waiting for organs. You can make a difference.