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Organ Donation Brochures

Help us save lives by sharing facts and information about donation with others. This library of free brochures contains downloadable pdfs, made for easy sharing and printing.



5 Reasons to Pass Along the Gift of Life

This fact sheet explores five reasons why people register as organ donors and encourages more people to sign up so the good in them can live on.



VCA Organ Transplant Fact Sheet

This fact sheet offers an overview of Vascularized Composite Allograft (VCA) organ transplantation. Topics include what VCA organ transplants are, how these transplants work, and answers to commonly asked questions. In both Spanish and English. Print on 8-1/2” x 11” paper.



Transplantation System Infographic

This infographic provides an overview of the national organ transplantation system.



What You Need to Know About Donation

This four-panel brochure covers the basics about donation, including 10 Frequently Asked Questions, stories of recipients, and the increasing need for registered donors. Print on 8-1/2" x 14" paper.




Organ Donation and Transplantation: How Does It Work? (English)
Donación y trasplante de órganos: ¿En qué consiste? (Spanish)

An infographic explaining the organ donation and transplantation process.  A companion piece to the videos of the same name. Print on 8-1/2” x 11” paper.








The Gift of Life for Families Everywhere (Spanish and English)

A brochure for people over 50 about how organ donation can impact the entire family.  The brochure addresses facts and common misconceptions about donation; tells stories of Hispanic recipients and donors; and discusses the importance of signing up no matter your age or background. In both Spanish and English.  Print on 8-1/2” x 11” paper.






A Resource Guide for Faith Leaders (English)   
Una guía de recursos para líderes religiosos (Spanish)

This guide for leaders of all faith communities presents the basics about organ donation, explains National Donor Sabbath, offers ideas for participating in this annual observance, and presents the donation views of various faith groups.  Print on 8-1/2” x 11” paper.


If You Were There Then, We Need You Now

A guide about organ, eye, and tissue donation for people over the age of 50. Topics include registering at any age, donation and ethnicity, real life stories, and easy ways to register.  Print on 8-1/2” x 11” paper.

Real Stories of Donation

Photo of Amalia, heart recipient
Amalia: Heart Recipient

"If not for her heart transplant, Amalia would have missed watching her family grow up….”

Read Amalia's full story >