Number Of Organ Donors Rise By Nearly 25,000 In Five Months

Number Of Organ Donors Rise By Nearly 25,000 In Five Months
(St. Paul, MN) -- Nearly 25-thousand Minnesotans have been added to the roster of organ, eye and tissue donors in the past five months. The increase follows the launch of a new donor curriculum in October by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and the state's three donation agencies. More than 63-percent of Minnesotans are registered as donors, well above the 48-percent national average.