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Join our team of organ donors. Sign for Life.


Midfielder Jack Rodwell pictured in Sunderland's
Stadium of Light.

Football clubs from across the country are supporting our new organ donation campaign Sign for Life, running from 16 February - 1 March.

We're urging lovers of the beautiful game to think about organ donation and to be inspired by their club's support to join the Organ Donor Register and then share their decision with friends and family.

Football is our national sport and we hope to harness the passion that fans have for the game and for their team through this campaign to offer hope to all those who are waiting for a transplant.

Three people die every day in need of an organ and there are currently around 7,000 people on the waiting list, as there are simply not enough organs available.

A single organ donor can transform the lives of up to nine people. If more people signed the register and their families then agreed to donate their loved one's organs, more lives could be saved.

The campaign is being supported by clubs across the country, from player endorsements to social media activity to match day programme adverts.

We are thankful for the support of the clubs below and are encouraging others to get behind Sign for Life however they can, to help us save and improve more lives:

  • Aston Villa
  • Bolton Wanderers
  • Bournemouth
  • Charlton Athletic
  • Chelsea
  • Crystal Palace
  • Derby
  • Everton
  • Ipswich
  • Manchester City
  • Newcastle United
  • Notts County
  • Plymouth Argyle
  • Portsmouth
  • Queens Park Rangers
  • Reading
  • Rochdale
  • Rotherham
  • Sheffield Wednesday
  • Southampton
  • Stoke City
  • Sunderland
  • Swindon Town
  • West Bromwich Albion
  • Wigan Athletic

How you can get involved

  1. Join our team: sign the organ donor register today and tell your friends and family about your decision to help save lives in the future.
  2. Join the conversation online using #organdonor
    Follow us on Twitter.com/NHSOrganDonor and Facebook facebook.com/organdonationuk
  3. Post a selfie on Facebook or Twitter in your favourite football club t shirt using #organdonor
  4. Watch and share our Sign for Life animation video

Whatever the result on match day, help us score another name on the organ donor register. Join our team today and register now.

Join the Organ Donor Register 0300 123 23 23