ORGAN AND TISSUE DONOR
(We have tried to include as many states as possible to assist
people all around the country)
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Transplant and Beyond-(United Kingdom)
This is a wonderful site created by a gentleman who has personally undergone
a heart transplant. Even though this is a personal site it contains some
great information on
organ donation. Definitely a must see for anyone interested in becoming an
donor or recipient.
THE EYE BANK-
(Illinois, Ohio and Michigan)
Learn more about who they are, what they do and what you can do to
help to give the miracle of sight
A government sponsored site that provides information
and resources on organ donation and transplantation of tissue. Includes
facts on how to become an organ and tissue donor; a grant application center;
public affairs and legislative update and FAQ section.
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION (TRIO)
Excellent information site on various legislative bills
and information on the TRIO organization.
FOUNDATION OF UPPER NEW YORK - (New York)
The National Kidney Foundation of Upstate New York provides
patient services, education and research to eradicate kidney and urinary
tract diseases as well as promotion organ donation.
AWARENESS - (Mississippi)
A subsection of the Mississippi Bar website providing excellent FAQ and legal
information on organ and tissue donor programs.
Special focus on dialysis, organ donation and transplants.
This site has everything you need to know about liver disease, organ donation
and lots more.
NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION
OF GEORGIA - (Georgia)
This site provides extensive information on programs activities, funding
resources, training programs, current research, organ donation and transplant
statistics plus a variety of patient service programs.
KIDNEY FAILURE AND
KIDNEY DISEASE INFORMATION - (Oregon and Washington)
The National Kidney Foundation of Oregon and Washington provides information,
programs and services to kidney patients as well as promoting organ
OKLAHOMA ORGAN SHARING
NETWORK - (Oklahoma)
Designated organ procurement organization serving Oklahoma with education,
donor management, referral and consent assistance. Also includes donation
and transplant information and statistics.
GIFT OF LIFE
TRUST FUND - (South Carolina)
Information on organ and tissue donations as well as testimonies from families
providing and receiving organ/tissue donations.
FOUNDATION - ORGAN PROCUREMENT - (Georgia)
This site is a subsection of a larger site providing information and referral
procedures for organ and tissue donation and transplantation.
ALL ABOUT TRANSPLANTATION AND DONATION
Questions and answers, myths and other information about organ transplants
and organ donation.
PSYCHOLOGICAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION
This is a site of prepared remarks of Claude Earl Fox, M.D.,M.P.H.,
Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration before the Cleveland
Clinic Foundation Fifth Biennial Conference in Cleveland, Ohio.
THE LIVING BANK
- ORGAN AND TISSUE DONOR REGISTRY
A non-profit organization dedicated to increasing organ and tissue donation
INDIANA ORGAN PROCUREMENT
ORGANIZATION - (Indiana)
Assists individuals and families in making the decision to donate organs
and tissue to individuals in need of transplants.
MIRACLES: ORGAN TRANSPLANTS
A comprehensive overview of organ transplantation and donation.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIONS
A storehouse of information regarding organ and tissue donation and
SHARE YOUR LIFE
Rotary project that promotes organ and tissue donation. Rotarians,
organ donation professionals and transplant recipients from five Rotary Districts
in the United States developed this program.
LifeNet is the largest, full-service, non-profit allograft tissue banking
system in the United States. LifeNet is also a non-profit,
federally-designated organ procurement organization providing donation systems
for heart, liver, kidney, pancreas, lung and other organs for
INC. - (Colorado and Wyoming)
This organization facilitates the recovery and donation of organs and tissues
in Colorado and Wyoming
LIFE CENTER -
(Southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana)
A non-profit organization that coordinates the donation of human organs and
tissues for transplantation. Serving Southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky
and Southeastern Indiana.
MISSISSIPPI LION EYE
AND TISSUE BANK - (Mississippi)
Lions Club of Mississippi organization promoting the recovery and distribution
of donated eye tissue for transplantation.
TRANSPLANT PROGRAM - (Southern California)
University of Southern California site specializing in the surgical and medical
management of kidney related diseases.
OF OHIO - (Dayton and Toledo, Ohio)
Non-profit agency designated by the government to administer organ donation
in Dayton and Toledo, Ohio.
CHILDREN'S ORGAN TRANSPLANT
Information on the number of children on transplant lists, the history of
the organization, how to become an organ donor and more.
(Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and parts of Wisconsin)
Federally designated Organ Procurement Organization for Minnesota, North
Dakota, South Dakota and parts of Wisconsin. This site promotes organ
donation to benefit the greatest number of people.
An online organ donation registry.
KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF
CANADA - (Canada)
Information on research, news, education materials, patient services, organ
donations, publications and more..
Put together by the Red Cross. Site provides information on tissue
donation, becoming a donor, tissue services locations and personal stories
from recipient families.
Find out about this campaign that aims to familiarize the community about
organ and tissue donation. A pledge to be an organ donor can even be signed
on line. (The honorary chairpersons of the ASTS First Family Pledge
Campaign are Reg and Maggie Green, the parents of Nicholas Green, who's link
to his memorial site is also contained here, well worth the visit)
Donor bank features musculoskeletal and cardiovascular tissue for transplantation
programs. Also gives information about safety and tracking
Scan statistical data for organ and tissue donation in the United States.
Also read about various transplantation procedures. Includes
a survey of attitudes.
REGIONAL ORGAN BANK OF
ILLINOIS - (Illinois)
Created to inform readers about donation. This resource includes family
testimonials, how-to information and a discussion of related religious
Organ co-ordination service offers educational tools for children and adults
interested in becoming an organ donor.
FOR ORGAN DONATION - (Boston)
A non-profit organization in Boston that offers a patient guide to organ
donation, press releases and also details their activities in progress
GOES ON - ORGAN & TISSUE DONATION
Register to become an organ donor, read facts about tissue donation, take
a transplant quiz and find out about the Life Goes On Program.
DONATION CENTER - (Great Britain)
News about the state of organ donation in Britain, forums for discussion
plus a question and answer section.
INTERNATIONAL - (Baltimore, MD)
Baltimore based network of eye banks boasts a vision of cutting red tape
to restore sight to those needing transplants. Lean how to be a donor.
TODAY - ORGAN TRANSPLANT HOT LINE
Site contains links to various other information sites such as "Transplant
Decisions Based On Need, Not Celebrity", "Here's a Donor Card", "Questions
Answered By The Experts" and a few others.
DONOR NETWORK OF
ARIZONA/ORGAN, EYE, TISSUE AND LABORATORY DONATION & TRANSPLANT
SERVICES - (Arizona)
Site has articles about organ donation, facts and myths, public education,
the media and more. Also allows you to download a donor card..
RESOURCES & SERVICES ADMINISTRATION - DIVISION OF
The division provides Federal oversight and funding support for the nation's
organ procurement, allocation, and transplantation system; coordinates national
organ and tissue donation activities and funds research to learn more about
what works to increase donation. Administers the National Bone Marrow
GIFT - (Texas)
A Federally certified organ procurement organization serving 108 counties
in North, West and Southeast Texas. The Regional Offices in Houston,
Forth Worth, Lubbock and Amarillo are responsible for coordinating organ
recovery within their service areas and matching the organs with prospective
INSTITUTE OF TRANSPLANTATION SCIENCES
Transplant and donation related sites for solid organ transplant centers,
blood and marrow transplant centers, organ sharing and procurement organizations,
foundations promoting donor awareness and miscellaneous information
TAI is a non-profit organization that promotes organ and tissue donation
by selling promotional items such as T-shirts, sweatshirts, stickers, pins,
key chains, license plate frames and more.
ON DONATION - WHO WE ARE - NATIONAL MEMBERS
Listing and links to the members of the Coalition on Donation.
TRANSPLANT ASSISTANCE FUND
National Transplant Assistance Fund (NTAF) is a not-for-profit resource serving
all organ and tissue transplant patients, their families and the professional
community who treats them.
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A very touching site written and created by a mother and dedicated to her
17 year old son. (this site might be a little slow to download due
to the great graphics, but it is well worth the wait. Be sure to have
a box of kleenex handy for this one)
THE GIFT OF LIFE
These are personal pages of a nurse and transplant recipient. This
site contains excellent information on being an organ donor.
A beautiful memorial to a young lady who lost her life too early in a traffic
accident, but gave the gift of life to another. (Many thanks Jan for
your words of encouragement when I began this project.)
A book by Reg Green, father of Nicholas Green, who was shot in Italy while
on vacation with his family. His organs were donated by his parents to seven
Italians. This site includes sample chapters, an interview and how
to be an organ donor.
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