Additional Links

Information and Advocacy

Donate Life America (formerly the Coalition on Donation):

The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN):

The official U.S. government site for information on donation and transplantation:

The Gift of a Lifetime:

The National Marrow Donor Program:

The American Red Cross (blood and marrow donation):

The National Kidney Foundation:

Accrediting and Oversight Organizations

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS):

The Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO):

The American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB):

The Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA):

Public Education

Donate Life Northwest:

Oregon Donor Registry:

Idaho Donor Registry:

Washington State and Montana Donor Registry:

Transplant Information

The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR):

State Legislation

Oregon State:

Idaho State:

Washington State:

Community Partners

Lions VisionGift:

Community Tissue Services:

Idaho Lions Eye Bank:

SightLife (founded by Northwest Lions Foundation, Seattle, Wash.):

Local Transplant Centers

Legacy Health System (kidney):

Oregon Health & Science University (kidney, heart, liver, pancreas)

Portland VA Medical Center (liver, kidney):

Nonprofit Whole Body Donation Programs

Oregon Health & Science University

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

Donor Families

National Donor Memorial:

National Donor Family Council:

Crisis, Grief, and Healing:

Beyond Indigo — Death and Dying: Support for Grief and Loss:

The Compassionate Friends:

Alive Alone:

The Dougy Center for Grieving Children and

Rainbows Peer Support Group:

Sibling Grief and Healing:


Parents Without Partners:

The Things You Would Have Said: