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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. 

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.

  • March 23, 2023 in About Donation, Registration

    The Legal (and Practical) Reasons to Register as an Organ Donor

    Organ donation is a generous, selfless gift. Choosing to register as an organ donor indicates your wish to give the gift of life to others at the end of your life.

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  • March 15, 2023 in About Donation, Stories

    An Outdoor Lover’s Legacy Lives on Through Tissue and Cornea Donation

    My name is Susan Karnitz and as a registered nurse, I’ve always been interested in donation. I have seen families of both recipients and donors find hope through donation.

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  • March 02, 2023 in About Donation, Our Experts, Stories

    How is Donated Tissue Used to Repair Sports Injuries?

    Sports Injuries are very common and often result in surgical repair using donated tissue to improve the patient’s condition, ultimately improving their way of life.

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  • February 21, 2023 in About Donation, Stories

    How Mari Saved Many Through Organ Donation

    A family shares the experience of losing a sister, wife, mother and friend; and the pride in knowing her legacy of saving lives.

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  • February 15, 2023 in About Donation, Our Experts

    What is the Donor Risk Assessment Interview (or DRAI)?

    The DRAI is a tool to document accurate information regarding a potential donor’s general health history. The DRAI is only one step in the processes used to ensure the safety of organs and tissues for transplantation, but it is an extremely important step.

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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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