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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.

  • March 26, 2024 in About Donation, Our Experts

    How Does LifeSource Support Donor Families

    It is our privilege to walk alongside families at the time of donation and to offer support and resources in the months and years that follow through our Donor Family Aftercare Program.

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  • March 21, 2024 in About Donation, Community, Registration

    Get Involved: April is National Donate Life Month

    April, National Donate Life Month, is dedicated to encouraging others to join the tissue, eye and organ donor registry; and honoring those who have saved lives through these gifts of life.

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  • January 30, 2024 in About Donation

    What Is a Stroke?

    An overview of how to identify a stroke, how they’re treated, risk factors for having a stroke and the connection to donation.

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  • January 16, 2024 in About Donation

    What is Directed Donation?

    Directed donation is when a donor – or a deceased donor’s family – specifically chooses who will receive the transplant.

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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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