Additional Sources

Educational Sites

http://www.organdonor.gov/legislation/index.html - U.S Department of Health and Human Resources Information Page - legislation information, videos, and general information

http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov - Organ Procurement and Transplant Network Homepage - provides up the minute statistics regarding the organ transplantation and donation waiting list and statistics for transplant surgeries updated every quarter

http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/about/donation/livingdonation.asp - Organ Procurement and Transplant Network Living Donation Page - valuable information about becoming a living donor

http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/resources/glossary.asp - Organ Procurement and Transplantation Glossary Page - a glossary of helpful terms and abbreviations regarding organ donation

www.unos.org - United Network of Organ Sharing Homepage - the private, non-profit organization that manages the nation's organ transplant system under contract with the federal government

http://www.unos.org/donation/index.php?topic=fact_sheet_9 - United Network of Organ Sharing Religious Fact Sheet Page - religious perspectives on organ donation

http://www.lifebanc.org/community-education/religious-views.aspx - Lifebanc Religous Views Page - an awareness organization affiliated with Donate Life - religious views from A to Z

www.donatelife.net - Donate Life America Homepage - the nationwide organization devoted to awareness and organ and tissue registry information

http://donatelife.net/spread-the-word/ - Donate Life America Spread the Word Page - information on how to get involved and help spread awareness about organ donation

http://donatelife.net/understanding-donation/multicultural-perspectives/ - Donate Life America Multicultural Perspectives Page - multicultural perspectives on organ donation

 

Donor Awareness Month Information

http://donatelife.net/ndlm2012 - National Donation Life Month Press Kit - includes press release, stories of hope, and ad flyers

http://www.lifebanc.org/events/donate-life-month.aspx - Lifebanc Donate Life Month Page - discusses the events happening during National Donation Life Month

http://www.lifegift.org/lifegift/info/lifegift_celebrates_national_donate_life_month - Life Gift Celebrate National Donate Life Month Page - how Texas residents can get involved in National Donation Life Month