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Donate Life - Nebraska - National Resources

 

Donate Life America
Donate Life America is the national coalition for organ, eye and tissue donation education. This site provides links to every state registry in the U.S.
www.donatelife.net

 

Donate Life America's Website in Spanish
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American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB)
Professional organization serving tissue banks
www.aatb.org  


The American Heart Association
Organization that fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.
www.heart.org 
 

The American Liver Foundation
Organization that facilitates, advocates and promotes education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease.
www.liverfoundation.org 


The American Lung Association
Organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research.
www.lung.org  


The American Red Cross
Blood donation and emergency assistance
www.redcross.org 


Children's Organ Transplant Association
Provides fundraising assistance to families facing a life-saving transplant. COTA works with any patient who needs a transplant due to a genetic disease sugh as Cystic Fibrosis or Sickle Cell Anemia, and all patients 21 and under for any disease complication.
www.cota.org 

 

The Cord Blood Center
Since 1988, over 35,000 patients have received a cord blood transplant, with thousands receiving therapy every year. The list of diseases treated with cord blood has more than doubled in the past 8 years, and includes dangerous conditions like leukemia, lymphoma and anemia.
www.cordbloodbanking.com

 
Eye Bank Association of America
Professional association for eye banks.
www.restoresight.org 


National Living Donor Assistance Association
Provides financial assistance to those who want to donate a life-saving organ while living.
http://www.livingdonorassistance.org 

 
National Kidney Foundation
A nonprofit health organization dedicated to the prevention of kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health of individuals with kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.
www.kidney.org 

 
National Marrow Donor Program
Connects patients with their donor match for life-saving marrow or umbilical cord blood transplants.
www.bethematch.org 

 
The National Pancreas Foundation
Supports the research of diseases of the pancreas and provides information and humanitarian services to those people who are suffering from such illnesses.
www.pancreas.org 

 
Transplant Living
A service of the United Network for Organ Sharing, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. A good resource site for transplant candidates, patients and their families.
http://www.transplantliving.org 

 
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
UNOS provides organ transplantation oversight and manages the national waiting list. This is the official site for transplant-related data in the United States.
www.unos.org  


The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Government resource on donation and transplantation
www.organdonor.gov