Addressing a vital need

The Problem: Tragically, 19 people die every day in this country waiting for an organ transplant. At The National Network of Organ Donors, we believe that number should be zero — and we are dedicated to ensuring that every single person in the U.S. who needs a transplant gets one. Learn more

The statistics are staggering

The statistics are heartbreaking. More than 113,000 people are currently on UNOS’ transplant waiting list, and the number of people who die waiting for transplants continues to grow: from 10 people each day in 1990, to 14 a day in 1996, to 19 today. Learn more

Give the gift of life

If you would accept an organ, why wouldn’t you give one? By deciding to be a donor, you are providing hope for the thousands of people awaiting organ transplants and for the millions of people whose lives could be enhanced through tissue transplants. It’s the greatest gift you can give — the gift of life. Learn more

Safeguard your wishes

Did you know that simply signing an organ donor card or the back of your driver’s license does not guarantee that your wishes to donate your organs will be honored? That’s why it’s essential to register as an organ donor with TNNOD. Learn more


Religion and Organ Donation

What follows is an overview of the positions and statements of various religions with regard to organ, tissue donation and organ transplants.

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The time to act is now!

By becoming an organ, tissue and eye donor, you will be perpetuating life. Register with TNNOD today.


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Be a Lifesaver: Become an Organ Donor

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Signing up to be an organ donor is one of the most generous things you can do — especially when you consider that a single donor can potentially save eight lives. That’s eight people who won’t have to spend agonizing months or years on the transplant waiting list, who will get a second chance, because you made the selfless decision to be a donor.

Join the growing number of people who are committed to giving the gift of life: Become part of The National Network of Organ Donors today. TNNOD is a 501c3 Nonprofit Corporation.

We need your help to turn our vision into a reality. Please support our efforts by registering on the network's website.