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Organ donation is a generous, selfless gift.

LifeSource is honored to fulfill the decision of people in our community to save lives through tissue and organ donation. Families like The Yangs found healing knowing their son saved lives and helped others.


Why Donation Matters

Eye, tissue and organ donation offers healing to a family experiencing a loss and hope to the patient receiving the transplant.

  • 17 People die each day waiting for an organ transplant
  • 75 1 donor can heal more than 75 lives through eye and tissue donation
  • 8 1 donor can save up to 8 lives through organ donation

How Organ Donation Works

The organ donation process has been described as symphony; it takes many people working in concert to make the complex process happen.

Our Work

We save lives through donation and offer hope and healing.

Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) are the vital bridge between donors, their families and potential recipients.

At LifeSource, we have a clear purpose – to inspire the public to register and work with all of our partners to support donor families, manage the donation process, transport the gifts to the transplant center and lead our communities towards a culture of donation. 

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The Latest from LifeSource

Check out the latest updates, news, stories and more.

  • November 17, 2023 in About Donation, Community, Our Experts

    Navigating Grief During the Holidays

    Imagining the holidays after the loss of a loved one can be challenging. While it’s true that they will never be exactly the same, there are a few recommendations to make them more manageable and help you grow on your healing journey.

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  • November 13, 2023 in About Donation, Stories

    Small Victories Lead to a Second Chance for a Liver Recipient

    William (Bill) shares his liver transplant story and the importance of mental and physical health alike.

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  • October 31, 2023 in About Donation

    20 Ways to Navigate Grief

    Grieving is the work we must do before we are able to fully embrace life again. It is impacted by our culture, experience and identity. Here are some ways to navigate the process.

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  • October 12, 2023 in About Donation, Stories

    A Family’s Journey of Navigating Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) to Liver Transplant

    Julie shares her front row seat to her husband Bryan’s journey as a two-time liver recipient following primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) diagnosis.

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  • September 27, 2023 in Community, Registration, Stories

    How an Energetic Young Man’s Legacy Became a Space of Tranquility for a Community

    Sarah recounts the life and loss of her son, Cameron.

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Together, we are champions of hope.

As a part of the Donate Life network, our Check the Box public awareness campaign aims to inspire registration and remove misconceptions by sharing a simple message: anyone can register as a donor – a decision that saves lives.

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