PERSUASIVE SPEECH OUTLINE – ORGAN DONATION
Topic: Organ donation
Thesis Statement: Becoming an organ donor after death is not only an important decision for yourself, but it is also an important decision for the life that you may have the power to save.
Purpose: To persuade my audience to consider becoming organ donors after death Introduction: 1. Organ donation is a selfless way to give back to others, and to be able to make a huge difference by giving another person a second chance at life. 2. The number of patients waiting for organs far exceeds the number of people who have registered to become organ donors. 3. Many stigmas related to organ donation - relatively false, and in order to be well informed, you must
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* Main Point 3- How to become an organ donor and the benefits of organ donation 1. Register with your state donor registry 2. Sign a donor card and carry the card with you until you can designate your decision on your driver’s license. 3. Talk to your family about your donation decision and help them to understand your wish. 4. Some benefits that come along with organ donation is the satisfaction of being able to save lives even when you are already gone, and some families feel that knowing their loved one has helped save a life in turn helps them in coping with their loss. Conclusion: Before doing the research for this speech, I had never really considered or even thought about the potential of me becoming an organ donor. However, now that I am more informed on the subject, it seems like a no brainer to just register to donate my organs. If you really think about it, are you going to be using your organs in your grave when you die? The answer is (obviously) no, so why not help and save someone else by giving them something that you are no longer in need of? So many patients who are in need of a new organ just want a second chance at life, and it is so easy to help