Kidney Transplant Facts

Fact: 1,500 Arizonans are waiting for a kidney. 

Fact: 12 people die every day waiting for a kidney because of the lack of donors. 

Fact: The average wait for a kidney transplant is 4 years. 

Fact: A long wait can affect transplant success; meanwhile, waiting patients often become more ill, which can disqualify them from receiving a transplant altogether. 

Fact: More than 107,000 Living Kidney Donors have given the Gift of Life. 

Fact: The number of Living Kidney Donors has increased by 200% over the past 20 years. 

Fact: In 2010, less than 17,000 kidneys were donated, while 90,000 individuals anxiously wait.  

Help us Close the Gap between patients waiting & kidneys available – consider “Sharing your Spare” to save a life today!