Message from the Secretary
This year, we are collaborating with the Illinois State Library to reach people by providing materials to all public and academic libraries across Illinois. As State Librarian, I hope you will visit your local library in August to learn more about the program and take the opportunity to join the registry.
There are more than 106,000 people on the national transplant waiting list. Like America, the list is diverse – it includes people of every age, ethnicity and gender. While minorities make up 36% of the U.S. population, they comprise 58% of those on the national transplant waiting list. Read More