About Us

Mission & Values


We are one of the 57 federally designated organ procurement organizations (OPOs) in the U.S.

HonorBridge is the largest OPO in North Carolina, serving 77 NC counties and Pittsylvania County, VA. Our purpose is to recover donated organ, eye, and tissue from deceased donors for transplantation and other life-enhancing procedures. We partner with over 100 hospitals, 4 transplant centers, and other essential partners to coordinate the donation process. We inspire our neighbors to register as eye, organ, and tissue donors. We provide support to the families of those who give the gift of life. 

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We are devoted to building connections that save and heal lives through organ and tissue donation.


We set the pace for lifesaving donation around the world through continuous improvement and innovation. By building trusting relationships, we inspire communities and partners to be passionate advocates and invite people to experience the fulfillment of giving life to others.

Our Impact

Our impact in organ & tissue donation for 2022

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heart valves recovered

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316 heroes donated organs

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1,193 heroes donated tissue

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840 organs recovered

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750 lives

Our Values

These principles guide every aspect of our work

In 2021, our Board of Directors and Leadership staff defined these values to reflect our deep commitment to doing our work with integrity.

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