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 Department of Health and Human Services Organ Donation website The official U.S. government website for organ, eye 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, eye and tissue donation. www.DonateLife.net