U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Organ Donation

Living Donation

This page offers information regarding which organs and tissues can be donated. An organ donor can potentially save the lives of eight people, and a tissue donor can help up to fifty people.

Review Date: May 22, 2012

The Living Bank


Learn about organ donation, transplantation basics, and how to reduce the risk of needing a transplant.

Review Date: January 26, 2012

Division of Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau/HRSA