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New Legislation Aims to Clarify Question on Driver’s License Application about Organ Donation

On Wednesday the Nebraska Legislature passed LB47, a bill that will amend the wording on the driver’s license application and retain the individual’s donor designation even if their license expires.

Previously, when applying for a license, applicants were asked “Do you wish to be an organ and tissue donor?” Now, the question will read “Do you wish to include your… Read More

New Record for Organ Donation in Nebraska Achieved in 2015

2015 was a record-breaking year for organ donation in Nebraska. 265 organs were transplanted from 78 donors.

Donation has increased significantly in the state over the past few years. By comparison, in 2012 there were 40 donors with 120 organs transplanted.

The Donor Registry of Nebraska also experienced record growth last year, nearing 800,000 Nebraskans registered as… Read More

Strangers Make Trip to Tournament of Roses Parade Possible for Organ Donor Family

Their alarm went off at 4:00 a.m. Tuesday. Phil and Tracy Robertson got out of bed that morning expecting to go to sleep that night in sunny California. Mother Nature had other plans for them.

The Robertsons were scheduled to travel from Omaha to Los Angeles to participate in this year’s Tournament of Roses Parade. The Donate Life… Read More

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