• Update your Missouri Donate Life Profile! Did you know that you can choose to have your donation designated for transplant therapy, research, etc? You can also add restrictions if you want, ie., skin, heart valves, etc.
  • Register for Keep Hope Alive Training - Free online traininig for first responders, EMTs, paramedics and fire fighters about organ donation. Provides 1 hour of continuing education.
  • Get the conversation started about organ and tissue donation with a 'Be A Donor' specialty license plate!
  • Register to be an organ and tissue donor. Save or enhance someone's life through transplantation. Become informed and record your decision today.
Register to be an organ and tissue donor and save someones life.
Update Profile within Missouri's Organ & Tissue Donor Registry
Registry Removal - remove your name form Missouri's Organ and Tissue Donor Registry
Visit the Donate Life Missouri Facebook page and 'Like Us'

Registry Numbers

  • Missouri Registry Total: 3,842,949 (2.5.19)
  • National Waitlist as of 12/12/18: 114,222
  • Kidney: 1,141 - MO Waitlist (As of November 30, 2018-based on OPTN data as of 12/7/2018)
  • Kidney/Pancreas: 16 - MO Waitlist (As of November 30, 2018-based on OPTN data as of 12/7/2018)
  • Pancreas: 6 - MO Waitlist (As of November 30, 2018-based on OPTN data as of 12/7/2018)
  • Liver: 141 - MO Waitlist (As of November 30, 2018-based on OPTN data as of 12/7/2018)
  • Heart: 46 - MO Waitlist (As of November 30, 2018-based on OPTN data as of 12/7/2018)
  • Lung: 11 - MO Waitlist (As of November 30, 2018-based on OPTN data as of 12/7/2018)
  • Heart/Lung: 2 - MO Waitlist (As of November 30, 2018-based on OPTN data as of 12/7/2018)
  • Intestine: 4 - MO Waitlist (As of November 30, 2018-based on OPTN data as of 12/7/2018)
  • Any Organ: 1,347* - MO Waitlist (As of November 30, 2018-based on OPTN data as of 12/7/2018)
  • *Total number of patients in all organ types is less than the sum of the organs due to patients listed for multiple organs.
  • On average, 20 people die each day while waiting for a transplant (UNOS).
  • Someone joins the national transplant waiting list every ten minutes (UNOS).

Help ensure your life-saving decision is fulfilled:

Missouri Donate Life logo
  • Make a decision about organ and tissue donation.
  • Join the Missouri organ and tissue donor registry.
  • Inform your family, friends, faith leader, and physician of your decision.
  • Complete the back of your driver's license with a permanent marker.
Melissa Bongiovi

Mother of Cornea Recipient Shares

Gentry Howard, a four-year-old from Raymore, Mo., was born with glaucoma, a disease that causes increased pressure within the eye. In addition to glaucoma…

Full Story