Organ Donation Resources

Donate Life California

Donate Life California is the state-authorized nonprofit organization responsible for managing the organ, eye and tissue donor registry. Donate Life California’s mission is to save lives by creating opportunities for all Californians to sign up on the official state organ, eye and tissue donor registry.

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)

UNOS is the nonprofit organization which coordinates U.S. organ transplant activities. UNOS also provides free downloadable publications to help patients learn more about living donation.

Transplant Living

Transplant Living is a UNOS program that offers information and resources for pre- and post-transplant patients, including free, downloadable publications to help patients learn more about living donation.

Explore Transplant

Explore Transplant helps patients with kidney failure, families, friends, living donors and providers understand all of the available transplant options in order to make the most informed healthcare decisions.

Living Donors Online

Living Donors Online is an online community for living organ donors, potential donors, their families, and medical professionals. The mission of Living Donors Online is to improve the living donation experience.

National Kidney Foundation

Dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease, the NKF helps those who care for, suffer from, and are at risk of kidney disease.


Infórmate is a bilingual website to educate Hispanics/Latinos about living kidney donation, covering topics like cultural misconceptions, treatment options, steps to become a living donor, risks and benefits of donation, financial issues, and immigrant issues.

National Kidney Registry

The mission of the National Kidney Registry is to save and improve the lives of people facing kidney failure by increasing the quality, speed, and number of living donor transplants in the world.

National Living Donor Assistance Center

The National Living Donor Assistance Center provides financial assistance to those who want to donate an organ. Priority is given to individuals not otherwise able to afford the travel and subsistence expenses associated with living organ donation.