Step right up to meet our Transplant Services staff from
UnityPoint Health- Des Moines. Learn about the latest in transplant services
and the importance of organ donation. You'll have the opportunity to "spin the
wheel" and take home some great prizes!
For more than 25 years, the Iowa Methodist Transplant Center has performed adult and pediatric kidney transplants with a dedicated team of surgeons, nephrologists and support staff. Since this time, there have been more than 400 kidney transplants completed at Iowa Methodist.
Organ Donors Save Lives
Organ donation is what makes a transplant possible. Organ donation begins with a person who recognizes an opportunity to help others, enrolls in a state donor registry, and shares the decision to be a donor with family members and friends.
According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, the need for organ donors is very real:
Stop by our tent located at 3rd & Court to meet the talented transplant services team and to learn more about organ donation and how to register. There is no greater gift than the gift of life!
- 118,743 people are waiting for an organ
- 18 people will die each day waiting for an organ
- 1 organ donor can save up to 8 lives!