Gift of Life
Transplant Manitoba - Gift of Life is responsible for coordinating and supporting organ donation in the province.
In 2014, over 4,500 Canadians were waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. That same year, 278 died while on the wait list.
A single deceased donor can save or dramatically enhance the lives of eight people by donating the following organs:
- kidneys (two)
- liver (can be divided into two)
- small bowel