People who choose to be organ and tissue donors are often inspired by the spirit of giving. Here are some of the ways you can give the gift of life to others today.
Your gift to the Donate Life California goes towards fulfilling our mission to save lives by inspiring people to sign up with the state organ and tissue donor registry.
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Start an eCampaign
The Donate Life California eCampaign is a free, simple tool designed to inspire your community to save lives by signing up on the statewide registry to become organ and tissue donors through a unique URL customized with your story and picture.
All you need to submit to Donate Life California is a picture to be added to your unique URL and a short paragraph about your connection to donation.
Become a Donate Life Ambassador!
Each year Donate Life California and the four organ procurement organizations (OPOs) across the state have hundreds of volunteer opportunities in a variety of capacities. Ambassadors can share their stories, represent Donate Life California at civic presentations and DMV field offices, and support community events and programs that reach our diverse communities. If you are interested in helping us educate and inspire your community about organ and tissue donation, become a Donate Life Ambassador. Once we receive your information, a volunteer representative will contact you to with more information. Please complete our online interest form by clicking the button below.
Organ Donation Presentations
Donate Life California offers informational presentations tailored for the workplace, clubs and community groups. Employees and community members will learn about organ, eye and tissue donation, ask questions, and hear personal stories of individuals whose lives were directly impacted by donation and transplantation.
Make a request
In California, more than 22,000 people are in need of a kidney transplant. While many are successfully transplanted each year, the growing need exceeds the number of kidneys available from deceased donors.For more information about becoming a living donor, visit Living Donation California.