Organ donation saves lives and strengthens communities

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Know the Truth

ABOUT ORGAN DONATION

African Americans are the largest minority group in need of organ transplants but are under-represented on the national and state registries. According to federal data, 30 percent of people currently waiting for an organ donation are African American. This includes the 34 percent of the people waiting for a kidney transplant and 25 percent of those waiting for a heart.

You can help by becoming a donor!

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ABOUT THE PROCESS

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Learn ALL the Facts

If you know the truth behind the myths, you can help set the record straight.

Become a Donor

There are many ways to record your decision to be an organ, eye and tissue donor in Texas.

Become A Volunteer

There are lots of opportunities to help spread awareness and strengthen our communities.

Community Stories

KNOW THE TRUTH is a grassroots campaign to educate the African American community about organ donation. Our goal is to spread awareness, dispel misconceptions and communicate the need for donation in the community.