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Awareness Through Facebook
Facebook has partnered with Donate Life America to save lives! In just a couple of easy steps, you can register as an organ, tissue and eye donor, update your Facebook page and share your decision with your family and friends. First, click here to register as an organ, tissue and eye donor on your state registry. Second, follow the steps below to update your Timeline and share your decision with all of your Facebook friends. Go to Timeline, click on ‘Life Event’, select ‘Health and Wellness,” choose ‘Organ Donor’. It’s that easy!
How to share that you are an organ, eye and tissue donor on Facebook:
- Go to your Timeline
- Click on “Life Event”
- Select “Health and Wellness” and Choose “Organ Donor”
- You can add where and when you registered here.
- Add your personal story.
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- Select the link “Officially Register” from the right hand side of the dialog box.
- A new tab will open with instructions on how to officially register.
- Remember you can always control who you share your donor status with.
- To select who can see your donor status, click on the “Privacy Control.”
- You can make it public or limit it to just a small group of friends or just family.
When you are done:
- Select “Save. Your organ donor status will appear both on your Timeline and in your “About” section.
Other Useful Information:
- If a friend has added their donor status to their Timeline, you may see it in your Newsfeed. You can add your donor status to your Timeline from there by clicking “Share your organ donor status.”
Share this information with everyone you know and remind them to "like" the Donate Life America Facebook page and Gift of Life Donor Program Facebook page, once they've checked their donor status on Facebook or through their state registry, if they have not officially registered in their state.
Helpful Resources and Links
- Gift of Life Press Release
- Gift of Life Media Coverage
- Gift of Life Facebook Page
- Gift of Life Twitter Page
- Gift of Life Blog
- Donate Life America Facebook Page
- Donate Life America Twitter Page
The 20th Annual Donor Dash is designed to help promote organ and tissue donation and highlight the success of transplantation.