Three Million Missourians Are Registered Organ Donors

About three million Missourians are registered as organ donors.

Kevin Lee with Mid-America Transplant, an organ and tissue donation facilitator in St. Louis says 2017 was a record setting year toward the gift of life for his nonprofit.

A report from Missourinet says nearly 75,000 Americans are on the wait list for a transplant.

Lee says St. Louis is an organ donation hub or sorts, utilizing four hospitals that extend to patients in the Midwest.

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