Claire wishes to highlight an advertising campaign organised by the Irish Kidney Association, which encourages families and friends to discuss organ donation as they gather for the festive season. There are approx 550 people who are currently on transplant waiting lists for hearts, lungs, liver, kidney and pancreas.
The Irish Kidney Association are asking people to become organ donors by doing the following:-
- Freetext DONOR to 50050
- Visit the website www.ika.ie/card
- Your wishes to be an organ donor can also be included on the new format driving licence which is represented by Code 115.
- Download a free ‘digital organ donor card’ APP to your phone.