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Make Donation a Way of Life

Illness and injury make transplants necessary. Donors make them possible.

  • Be an organ & tissue donor. Organs & tissue from about 1,900 deceased and 1,500 living donors enabled almost 6,800 transplants the first three months of this year.
  • Be a bone marrow or cord blood donor. Blood cells (from bone marrow, blood and umbilical cord blood) from living donors unrelated to their recipients have given 55,000 individuals a second chance at life since 1987.

The Nation's Organ Transplantation Program

C.W. "Bill" Young Cell Transplantation Program

The following is a H R S A flash movie. The movie contains a link to http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/ where you can search for health centers by location.

HRSA Find a Health Center Widget.

If You Want To Give Blood
Related Links

Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network matches organs from deceased donors with individuals waiting for an organ transplant.
Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients Exit Disclaimer analyzes transplant data and policies.
Organ Donation Breakthrough Collaborative Exit Disclaimer helps the Nation's largest hospitals adopt best practices increase donation rates.