Resources

For more information on organ and tissue donation, visit the following organizations.

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
An organization that gathers data and statistics on donation, along with administering the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) in the U.S.
www.unos.org

Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network (OPTN)
An organization that maintains the only national waiting list of transplant candidates and houses comprehensive data and statistics on donation.
optn.transplant.hrsa.gov

Dept. of Health and Human Services Organ Donation website
The official U.S. government website for organ and tissue donation and transplantation.
www.organdonor.gov

Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO)
This organization represents and serves organ procurement organizations in the U.S.
www.aopo.org

American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB)
A nonprofit organization ensuring tissue safety for transplants.
www.aatb.org

Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA)
A nonprofit organization supporting restoration of sight through donation.
www.restoresight.org

Donate Life America
Donate Life America is a nonprofit alliance of national organizations and local coalitions across the U.S. dedicated to inspiring all people to save and heal lives through organ and tissue donation.
www.DonateLife.net