quick facts • Over 4,000 Canadians are
the gift of a
waiting for an organ transplant
• In 2005, there were 503 living donors
who donated a kidney or part of a liver
There are many You CAN
• The oldest Canadian to donate an
organ was 90 years old and oldest
tissue donor was 102 years of age opportunities for you make a difference.
• You are more likely to need
an organ than to be a donor to make a difference. If you would like to provide a donation or lend your support,
visit www.organ-donation-works.org for details.
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The Canadian Transplant Association (CTA) is a WHO ARE OUR MEMBERS? They THERE IS ALWAYS SOMETHING Each year thousands of Canadians get
charitable organization that includes transplant HAPPENING AT THE CTA. Visit our a second chance to live life to its fullest,
are transplant recipients, donors, and their
recipients and others who are committed to loved ones. They are concerned people of every events page at www.organ-donation-works.org thanks to the kindness of people who
identifying and removing barriers to organ age who understand that transplants save lives. to ﬁnd out what’s going on, and for the latest have given the gift of life and donated
donation. The CTA encourages and motivates They are dedicated activists, working to spread updates on the National Transplant Games organs and tissue. But many more are
transplant recipients to maintain a healthy lifestyle the message, educate the public, and build and World Transplant Games. And be sure to still waiting. All too often lives are lost
by supporting athletic and other awareness events. special friendships that will last a lifetime. contact us to ﬁnd out how you can get involved! because suitable donors are not found in
time. Many people will spend months,
and in some cases years, waiting for a
second chance because the need for
organs and tissue in Canada continues
to outweigh their availability.
It doesn’t have to be this way. Sign a
donor card and talk to your family
about your decision to give life.
One conversation can make all
the diﬀerence for the future.
The CTA was created in 1987 to raise awareness CANADIAN TRANSPLANT ASSOCIATION NATIONAL TRANSPLANT GAMES MEMBERSHIP/DONATION FORM
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about organ donation and celebrate the success MEMBERSHIP REWARDS: Canada’s National Transplant Games are held
Note: A “One Year” membership is free to all transplant recipients
of transplants in saving lives. • Quarterly newsletter every second year, in alternate years from the who are within their ﬁrst year of transplantation. It is our way of
welcoming you to our organization.
We are a registered non-proﬁt organization comprised • Professional presentation materials World Transplant Games. The last Canadian
of transplant recipients, athletes, and volunteers for community/school events Transplant Games drew more than 300 athletes Membership: K One year ($30.00) K Two years ($50.00)
dedicated to promoting organ donation through public • Access to a speakers bureau from and supporters from across Canada! My Donation to the CTA:
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Contact us by phone or email for further • Save lives by educating others and demonstrating in organ donation in the region! Or mail to: Canadian Transplant Association, c/o Neil Folkins -
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