By Brittany Sweeney
ALLENTOWN, Pa —The region that includes the Lehigh Valley is being recognized for leading the country in organ donations.
In 2022, people in eastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and all of Delaware had the most organ donors in the United States.
For the 15th year in a row, in 2022 the area topped the list for the most organ donations, with 690 organ donors; the most organs transplanted with 1,744; and the most kidney transplants in U.S. history with 1,017 kidneys going to recipients, according to Gift of Life Donor Program.
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