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Date:8/20/2007

Signing Up Online Simplifies the Donor Designation Process and Saves Lives

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Statewide organ donation groups today formally unveiled a Web portal that will enable individuals to sign up as organ donors online - rather than waiting until their driver's license or photo ID card is up for renewal or visiting a driver's license center in person.

The Web portal, http://www.donatelife-pa.org, will link visitors to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Driver and Vehicle Services Web site, where they can add the organ donor designation using the online service. The entire process takes on average less than 90 seconds, and has the potential to save and enhance more than 50 lives.

The Web portal was developed as part of the "Ordinary People, Extraordinary Power" campaign, a collaborative educational and outreach effort to encourage individuals to say "yes" to organ and tissue donation. The campaign is sponsored by the Departments of Health and Transportation, the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) in western Pennsylvania, and Gift of Life Donor Program in eastern Pennsylvania.

"We believe it is time to make the process of signing up to be a designated organ donor easier, so that the potential of more lives being saved is increased," said Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Calvin B. Johnson.

Pennsylvania Transportation Secretary Allen D. Biehler said PennDOT is honored to support these life-saving organizations by offering this online service.

"Currently, 43 percent of licensed drivers and photo ID card holders in Pennsylvania are registered organ donors," he said. "The online registration option is a quick and easy way for Pennsylvania's licensed drivers and photo ID card holders to give the gift of life - it's the greatest gift anyone can give."

Currently, 6,730 Pennsylvanians await a life-saving organ transplan
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SOURCE Gift of Life Donor Program; Center for Organ Recovery &
Education

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