Nearly 114,000 people are on the United States waiting list.
Every 10 minutes, another person in need of an organ is added to the United States waiting list.
More than 36 million students are enrolled in high schools and colleges in the United States.
Advocating for organ donation among students help to create lifelong ambassadors for organ donation.
SODA helps to activate organ donation advocates within their campus communities.
With 21 chapters and counting, SODA has already registered over 650 students and educated more than 2,600.
Our Passion: Activating Students
SODA: Student Organ Donation Advocates is a non-profit organization that specializes in student-driven organ donation outreach. Our all-volunteer team supports students as they build and maintain campus organ donation chapters.
Our Story: Founded by Students for Students
Sara Miller (’18), Bryan Naelitz ('16) and Luke Zabawa ('16) founded SODA: Student Organ Donation Advocates at Washington University in St. Louis in 2014. Since 2017, SODA has grown to include a network of 21 chapters. SODA continues to grow and engage students through educational events and organ donor registration drives. With passionate leaders at the helm of each campus chapter, SODA chapters are making a difference in their communities.