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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.


Donate Life America's Website in Spanish

American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB)
Professional organization serving tissue banks  

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

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

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

The American Red Cross
Blood donation and emergency assistance 

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. 


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.

Eye Bank Association of America
Professional association for eye banks. 

National Living Donor Assistance Association
Provides financial assistance to those who want to donate a life-saving organ while living. 

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. 

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

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. 

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. 

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.  

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