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Frequently Asked Questions

One tissue donor can enhance the lives of over 75 people.

One organ donor can save the lives of up to eight people.

Organs that can be donated are the heart, lungs, liver, pancreas, kidneys, and small intestines. Organs are used to save lives by replacing diseased organs with healthy ones. Tissues that can be donated include skin, bone, corneas, heart valves, and veins.

No. Potential donors are evaluated on an individual basis, regardless of age.

No. All costs associated with donation are paid by the organ procurement organization. Your family is only responsible for hospital charges before the death declaration and for funeral expenses.

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