Resources & Links


The organizations and electronic resources listed below can help you learn more about organ donation and transplantation.

Donate Life
Donate Life America manages and promotes the national brand for donation, Donate Life, and assists Donate Life State Teams and national partners in facilitating high-performing donor registries; developing and executing effective multi-media donor education programs; and motivating the American public to register now as organ, eye and tissue donors.

Transplant Centers (Organ Transplants)
Representing the largest group of OPTN membership, transplant centers are the medical institutions that operate organ transplant programs.

Organizations Related to Donation & Transplantation
Contact information for many national organizations concerned with organ, tissue, blood, and marrow donation and/or transplantation.

United Network of Organ Sharing
Created to help patients and their families through the process of organ transplantation and to provide the information needed to make knowledgeable healthcare decisions.

Blood Stem Cell Transplant Resources 
Materials for patients considering blood or marrow transplantation.


Organ and Tissue Donation/Transplantation:

Association for Multicultural Affairs in Donation
Coalition on Donation
Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Transplantation
National Kidney Foundation
National Marrow Donor Program
National Minority Organ and Tissue Transplant Education Program
National Transplant Assistance Fund
Transweb: Organ and Tissue Donation
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)-Transplantation facts and statistics

Organ/Disease Specific Organizations:

American Liver Foundation
American Lung Association
Children’s Liver Alliance (Biliary Atresia and Liver Transplant Network, Inc.)
Children’s Liver Association for Support
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Transplant Support:

American Heart Association
National Foundation for Transplants
Mississippi Department of Health
Transplant Speakers International


Get involved by sharing the importance of organ donation with others. Here are some materials that can help you. All materials listed below are free of charge.

Hospital Campaign Tool Kit
The Hospital Campaign Tool Kit contains a wide array of written and visual materials, including posters and tent cards, web banners, news release templates, public service announcements, e-mails, and letters, along with strategies and suggestions for planning and promoting a successful campaign.

Campus Campaign Tool Kit
The Campus Campaign Tool Kit provides resources and tools to support organizations participating in HRSA’s National Donation Campus Challenge. Although the materials were developed for HRSA’s campaign, each file is available in .jpg and .eps formats and can be downloaded and customized for any project promoting donor registration in colleges, universities, or other post-secondary institutions.

Donor Sabbath Materials
The National Donor Sabbath Materials located at the link are available for order at no charge by the public, organizations, faith leaders and their communities include Sharing the Gift of Life: A Resource Guide for Faith Leaders on Organ and Tissue Donation and National Donor Sabbath.