The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation - Corrie Ten Boom


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Be The Match

Be The Match is a movement that engages a growing community of people inspired to help patients who need a marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant.

Center for Organ Recovery & Education

The Center for Organ Recovery & Education is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting donation, education and research for the purpose of saving and improving the quality of life through organ, tissue and corneal transplantation.

Donate Life America

Donate Life America is a not-for-profit alliance of national organizations and local coalitions across the United States dedicated to inspiring all people to save and enhance lives through organ, eye and tissue donation.

Donor Alliance

Donor Alliance is one of 58 not-for-profit organ recovery organizations federally designated by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to facilitate the donation and recovery of organs for people needing transplants


The Eurotransplant International Foundation is responsible for the mediation and allocation of organ donation procedures in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Luxemburg, the Netherlands and Slovenia.

Gift of Life

Gift of Life manages a registry of over 120,000 bone marrow donors and a bank of over 800 umbilical cord blood units. Since 1991, Gift of Life has facilitated transplants for over 1,500 patients in need, over 400 of them from 2002-2007 alone.

Life Gift

It's the commitment to those waiting for lifesaving and life-enhancing organ and tissue transplants that drives LifeGift Organ Donation Center to innovate'' to save the lives of men, women and children.

Life Source

LifeSource manages all aspects of organ and tissue donation, from identifying potential donors to matching organs with needy recipients, coordinating clinical activities, and arranging surgical recovery teams. LifeSource donation coordinators link the stages of the donation and transplantation processes.


Lifesharing Community Organ and Tissue Donation is committed to the life-saving and life-enhancing efforts of transplantation. We strive to be the leader in organ and tissue donation through education, collaboration, and the provision of quality service.

Each organ and tissue donor saves or improves the lives of as many as 50 people. Giving the "Gift of Life" may lighten the grief of the donor's own family. Many donor families say that knowing other lives have been saved helps them cope with their tragic loss.

Science Care

As an accredited whole body donation program, our goal is to provide human tissue for medical research and education. Considering the shortage of human tissue for research and training, this is a vital service.

The David Foster Foundation

The David Foster Foundation is dedicated to two chief goals; to provide financial assistance for non-medical expenses, which are not otherwise covered by governmental agencies, to families in Canada with children who are in need of major organ transplants, and to raise public awareness regarding organ donation.

The Nicholas Green Foundation

The Nicholas Green Foundation, set up by the Green family, is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the cause of organ and tissue donation around the world. It does this by spreading information to increase awareness of the shortage of donors everywhere.

Transplant Recipients International Organization

TRIO is an independent, not-for-profit, international organization committed to improving the quality of life of transplant candidates, recipients, their families and the families of organ and tissue donors.

United Network for Organ Sharing

UNOS brings together medicine, science, public policy and technology to facilitate every organ transplant performed in the United States. Every day, UNOS assists transplant doctors, patients, and members of the public by helping to ensure that organs are procured and distributed in a fair and timely manner.

World Marrow Donor Association

The World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA) is made up of organisations and individuals who promote global collaboration and best practices for the benefit of stem cell donors and transplant patients.

American Association of Tissue Banks

The AATB is dedicated to ensuring that human tissues intended for transplantation are safe and free of infectious disease, of uniform high quality, and available in quantities sufficient to meet national needs.

Amy's Army

You can help Amy and thousands of others like Amy that are searching every day for a donor match. If you are interested in becoming a donor and you are between the ages of 18 and 60, there are several options available for you to choose from.

Association of Donor Recruitment Professionals

ADRP is the only organization devoted exclusively to donor recruitment as a profession. Since the blood, marrow and blood cell, organ and tissue industry is rapidly changing; ADRP can keep you informed on issues affecting these donor recruitment fields.

Australia & New Zealand Organ Donation Registry

ANZOD records and reports on a wide range of statistics that relate to organ donation following death within Australia and New Zealand. Monthly reports on the numbers of organ donors and the number of recipients benefiting from donation are reported on this web site. An Annual report is also available.

Nastional Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program

National MOTTEP was originally established to increase the number of minority organ and tissue transplant donors. The mission of National MOTTEP was later revised to incorporate a preventive focus by addressing the diseases and behaviors which lead to the need for transplantation.

National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation, Inc., a major voluntary health organization, seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.

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