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Organ, Eye, and Tissue Donation

Your decision now could save lives in the future

HonorBridge is a federally designated nonprofit organization serving 7.5 million people in 78 counties in North Carolina and Virginia.

Register online as an organ, eye, and tissue donor

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Why Every Registered Donor Counts

Anyone can register, but less than 1% will become organ donors

Make a difference

Every day, people die waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant. Many more are waiting for a life-enhancing procedure to heal from injuries or disease. Anyone can register to be an organ, eye, and tissue donor, but only 1% of people who die in a hospital will actually become organ donors. Far more donors will be eligible to donate tissue, potentially impacting up to 75 people. That’s why every registered donor counts. Your decision to become a registered donor could bring hope and healing to so many others.

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About HonorBridge

HonorBridge is the bridge between loss and life. We are devoted to building connections that save and heal lives through organ and tissue donation.

What We Do

HonorBridge inspires our community to register as organ, eye, and tissue donors. We manage the donation process, delivering gifts of life to the patients most in need.

About Donation

The decision to be an organ, eye, and tissue donor is a selfless and lifesaving gift. We can walk you through the process.

Donor Families

We offer care, support, and connection to the families of our donor heroes. We’re committed to walking with them and honoring their loved ones’ lifesaving gifts.

Transplant Recipients

We won’t rest until everyone waiting for the gift of life receives it. Recipients can connect with their donor families, share their stories, and join our passionate volunteers.

Stories of Hope

Read about the impact of organ, eye, and tissue donation in our community

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in 2023
saved through the generous act of organ donation

Brian Odom’s Story: The Breath of Life   

Kenan’s Story: A Daughter’s Gift of Life 

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Your decision today could save or change the lives of so many people

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Every 9 minutes another person is added to the national waiting list

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17 people die each day waiting for an organ transplant

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1 donor can heal up to 75 lives through eye & tissue donation

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More than 100,000 women, children, and men in the US are waiting for lifesaving transplants

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More than 3,000 North Carolinians are waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant