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6,958,452 New Yorkers have joined the NYS Donate Life Registry

Action Alert: Doorways to Donation Act of 2021

On Saturday, the “Doorways to Donation Act of 2021” (A.6392 Peoples-Stokes/S.5973 Hinchey) was sent to Governor Hochul for her signature.

If enacted, this legislation will present approximately 14 million New Yorkers with new annual opportunities to enroll as organ and tissue donors by incorporating the New York State Donate Life Registry donor designation question into additional state agency-based transactions conducted through:   

  • the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance;
  • the Higher Education Services Corporation;
  • and the Office of Tax and Finance via tax documents subject to electronic filing.

We need your help – take action today!

Donate Life New York State is asking you to contact Governor Kathy Hochul and urge her to SIGN this legislation into law as it is currently drafted and implement with expediency.

Download, personalize, and email letters of support to the Governor’s Legislative Secretary at .  Please copy Aisha Tator, Executive Director, ( on your emails so we can monitor how many contacts are being sent to the Governor. 

2021 Doorways to Donation Email Template


Download talking points and call Governor Hochul at 518-474-8390 to vocalize your support. 

2021 Doorways to Donation Talking Points


Thank you for your advocacy!

If you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us.