Press Releases

New York, NY (April 1, 2020) Donate Life Month Goes Digital as COVID-19 Pandemic Forces New Yorkers to Stay Home

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Governor Cuomo’s stay at home order, National Donate Life Month will be entirely digital in New York this year and will feature inspirational blog posts and social media messages about this important cause. The month is hosted by LiveOnNY, the nonprofit organization tasked with overseeing organ, eye and tissue donation in the greater New York City area. The month was designed to raise awareness and inspire New Yorkers to register as lifesaving organ donors. For the third straight year, Donate Life Month will culminate in an online, region-wide “Moment of Gratitude” for organ donors and their families.

New York, N.Y. (January 9, 2020) - LiveOnNY Sets Record for Organ Donation & Transplantation in a Single Year & a 55 Percent Jump Over the Last Five Years - Nearly 1,000 Organs Transplanted in 2019

Number of Registered Organ Donors Also Up 10 Percent in 2019 vs. 2018

LiveOnNY, the federally designated nonprofit organ procurement organization (OPO) which oversees and coordinates organ, eye and tissue donation and transplantation in the greater New York area, set a new record in 2019 with nearly 1,000 organ transplanted.

New York, NY (October 10, 2019) New Yorkers Once Again Come Together to Save Lives on the Fifth Annual Organ Donor Enrollment Day

On October 10, New Yorkers across the state will come together to register as many organ donors as possible in celebration of the fifth annual Organ Donor Enrollment Day. Organ Donor Enrollment Day, powered by LiveOnNY, brings individuals and organizations together to spend one day focused solely on educating and enrolling people to save the lives of the approximately 113,000 Americans – nearly 10,000 of whom live in New York – currently waiting for a life-saving transplant.

New York, NY (June 12, 2019) - LiveOnNY Honors Two Westchester Students at Manhattan Gala for Award Winning Video About Organ Donation

A Westchester high school student- who combined her passion for filmmaking with her love for a best friend who received a life-saving liver transplant, was honored Wednesday night at a standing room only Manhattan gala for LiveOnNY – the organization which coordinates organ donation and transplantation in the greater New York area.

New York, N.Y. (April 9, 2019) – Lee H. Perlman Appointed Chairman of the Board of LiveOnNY

Veteran health care executive is fierce advocate for organ donation and transplantation. Health care executive Lee H. Perlman has been elected Chairman of the Board of LiveOnNY, the federally designated non profit organization that oversees organ donation and transplantation in the greater New York area.