Organ Donation and Transplantation

Be an Organ Donor

Have you ever thought about donating an organ? Organ and tissue donation helps others by giving them a second chance at life. Learn more about the donation process–and how to become an organ donor.

Living Donation

Learn about the living donation process, find support from other donors and potential donors, and honor a living donor for their gift.


Find informative transplant resources and support from other transplant recipients (of all organs) as well as those waiting for a transplant.

Donor Families

Interact with other families, remember a loved one, and discover resources to help on your journey.

Kidney Jumble

Jumble cartoonist Jeff Knurek is a kidney donor. Celebrate organ donation with this downloadable Jumble puzzle.

Join the NKF Family

There is a free NKF group dedicated to meeting your needs. Find out which one is right for you.