Gift of Life

Transplant Manitoba - Gift of Life is responsible for coordinating and supporting organ donation in the province.

In 2019, over 4,400 Canadians were waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. That same year, 250 died while on the wait list.

A single deceased organ donor can save the lives of up to eight people in need:

A single deceased tissue donor can improve and enhance the lives of up to another 75:

For more information about eye and tissue donation, please visit:

For more facts about organ and tissue donation, please visit Canadian Blood Services


Statistic source: Canadian Institute for Health Information. e-Statistics Report on Transplant, Waiting List and Donor Statistics, 2019. Ottawa, ON: CIHI; 2020.

How do I become an organ donor?