Organ Donors and Recipients Directory
Get more information on being an organ donor. Becoming a donor means that you are willing to donate biological tissues from your own body, whether you are living or not, to another person in need of a transplant. Being an organ donor can help save the life of the recipient or give them the ability to have a much longer and more enjoyable life. More than 100,000 people are waiting for an organ. Find out more about what you can do to help.
Organ Donation Facts
WebMD weighs the pros and cons of donating an organ.
What Should I Know Before I Donate a Kidney?
There’s a lot involved in donating a kidney. Are you ready to start this process?
Organ Transplant Surgery
Find out who is part of a typical transplant team, how long surgery might take, and how much time you could spend recovering in the hospital.
Kidney Donor Surgery: Are You Ready?
Find out how to get your body -- and mind -- ready for kidney donor surgery.