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Transplant Recipients Support

You know firsthand the power of donation.

Nearly 120,000 people across the United States are currently waiting for their second chance. Over the last 30 years, LifeSource’s mission has never wavered – saving and healing lives through organ, tissue and eye donation and transplantation. Learn more about who we are.

Life on the transplant waiting list can be long and difficult, and sharing your transplant journey fuels hope and support for others. Below are ways to thank your donor’s loved ones and help us provide life-saving transplants to the people who need them.

Transplant Recipient Mary Jo Renner

Join Team MN-DAK

Team MN-DAK consists of athletes and support members who participate in various events at the Donate Life Transplant Games of America. Our athletes hail from Minnesota, North Dakota or South Dakota and have received an organ, bone marrow, tissue or corneal transplant or are a living donor.

By competing in the Donate Life Transplant Games of America we honor our donors, our donor families and celebrate life.

Are you ready to join the team?

Team MN-DAK Member

Words really can’t describe how I feel for receiving this gift but maybe this will come close, I can never repay the gift your loved one has given me, it’s the gift of life and the best gift any human being can receive and for that I’d like to thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Organ Recipients

How to write to your donor family.

The decision to write to your donor’s family is a very personal and powerful experience.

Many transplants recipients feel compelled to reach out to their donor’s family to thank them for sharing the selfless gift an organ, eye or tissue donation. Your decision to write a letter can be a moving experience.

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