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Organ donation is a generous, selfless gift.

The donor’s legacy lives on when someone gets a second chance at life. ALifeSource, we are the first responders making organ, eye and tissue donation and transplantation a reality. 

We receive the call about a potential donor, meet with grieving families to discuss donation, then transport organ donations tthose desperately awaiting the transplant. 

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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.

  • August 24, 2022 in About Donation, Community, Our Experts

    Helping Children Navigate Death, Grief and Loss.

    Any person raising a child has wished for a magic book to tell them how to navigate parenting, especially during difficult times. After the loss of a loved one, its hard for adults to find the right things to say and do for our children, who believe we hold all the answers.

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  • September 14, 2022 in Community, News, Our Partners, Registration, Stories

    Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Becomes First in the Nation to Include Donor Designation on Tribal ID’s

    The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa are the first to say “yes” to offering this option for their members; opening the door for other Tribal Nations.

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  • August 18, 2022 in Community, Our Experts

    Medical Supplies Donated to Local Nonprofits

    The LifeSource tissue recovery team finds new life for unused medical supplies to help those in under-served countries.

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  • August 09, 2022 in Stories

    A Family Affair: Greg Receives Kidney Transplant

    One in three Americans are at-risk for kidney disease. And most don’t know it.

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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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