Minority Communities


In minority communities the need for organ donors is great! In Mississippi, more than 90% of individuals in need of a kidney transplant are African-American.

Did You Know?

  • Minorities make up more than half (58%) of those currently listed on US organ transplant waiting lists.
  • In 2015, 42% of all those receiving transplants were minorities
  • 70% of minority transplant recipients received kidneys
  • 32% of all deceased donors were minorities

To learn more facts about multicultural donation statistics, click here.

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