Organ donation/Donate Life

Donate Life America is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit alliance of national organizations and state teams across the United States committed to increasing organ, eye, and tissue donation. Donate Life America manages and promotes the national brand for donation, Donate Life, and assists Donate Life State Teams and national partners in facilitating high-performing donor registries; developing and executing effective multi-media donor education programs; and motivating the American public to register now as organ, eye and tissue donors.

Mission: To drive individuals, organizations and communities to increase the number of designated organ, eye and tissue donors who save and heal lives.

Vision: A nation that embraces organ, eye and tissue donation as a fundamental human responsibility


-Currently, more than 123,000 men, women and children are awaiting organ transplants in the United States

-Approximately 75,958 Multicultural Patients

-Approximately 2,114 Pediatric Patients

-28,953 Organ Transplants Performed in 2013

-14,257 Organ Donors in 2013

-More than 47,000 corneas were transplanted in 2013

-More than 1 million tissue transplants are done each year and the surgical need for tissue has been steadily rising.