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Organ Donation Videos

These videos bring to life the dramatic difference organ, eye, and tissue donation makes for those suffering from life debilitating diseases and the gracious gift donors leave for the recipients and their loved ones. These inspiring stories encourage people to register as donors.

You are most welcome to post the embed code on your website or social media page or download the videos to share with others. Additional videos available for download upon request at donation@hrsa.gov.

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VCA Organ Transplantation Web Video (3:00)

This video tells the story of Brendan Marrocco, a soldier who lost his limbs in Iraq, and the vascularized composite allografts (VCAs) that restored his freedom.


Transplant Talk: Your Organs Are Amazing! Here’s Why (2:50)

This animated video describes the important role of our eight major organs and how recipients’ lives are transformed because of the new organs and tissues they receive.


"The Good In You" Videos

In these videos, a man passes on and realizes that he can make a difference for those in need of organ transplants. He goes from hospital room to hospital room, joyfully distributing gifts and saving lives. The videos speak to the legacy of goodness donors leave behind, encouraging more people to sign up as life-savers.

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"Be a Game Changer" Videos

From Quarterback to Receiver: Former NFLer Saved

These videos feature Sam Wyche, a former NFL quarterback and head coach, whose life was saved by an organ donor.

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Digital Videos

Organ Donation with the Quizmaster (4:00)

How much do you know about organ, eye, and tissue donation? Watch this video to test your knowledge.


Organ Donation and Transplantation: How Does It Work? (4:54)

This animated video explains the transplant waiting list, how someone becomes a donor, the process of matching organs, and signing up to share the gift of life.


How to Register as an Organ, Eye, and Tissue Donor (0:36)

This animated video describes three easy ways to sign up to become an organ, eye, and tissue donor.


“Made Possible” Videos

Made Possible: 6-year-old Caitlin Saved

These videos feature Caitlin, saved by a liver transplant when she was five months old.

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Made Possible: Teen Carlee’s Heart/Ballet

These videos feature Carlee, a dynamic 15-year-old dancer and two-time heart recipient.

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Made Possible: Teen Blake’s Heart/Soccer

These videos feature Blake, 15, and his mother Robin. Blake feels the power of donation in his heart every time he plays soccer.

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Made Possible: America's Smile (:30)

Thanks to her kidney donors, America can continue to share the love of her family. In these videos, she shares her story in Spanish.

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Web PSAs

Hospital Campaign Partners Recognized for Organ Donation Outreach (4:04)

Hospital Campaign Partners Recognized for Organ Donation Outreach (4:04) Frank Holloman, acting division director for the Health Resources and Services Administration's Division of Transplantation, congratulates all partners involved in the 2018 Hospital Organ Donation Campaign. The video highlights the campaign's National Partners and enrolled state hospital associations, Donate Life America state teams, and organ procurement organizations, culminating with a scrolling list showing all OPOs earning 2018 recognition.


Alonzo Mourning for Organ Donation among Minorities

The NBA All-Star talks about why minorities have a greater need for organ transplants and encourages people to sign up as donors.

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Sharing Hope and Life: An Important Message about Organ Donation for Minority Communities (3:03)

Special information from HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh and Dr. Clive Callender, transplant surgeon at Howard University.


Organ Donation among People Over 50

You're Never Too Old (7:03)

This video explains the importance of registering as an organ, eye, and tissue donor no matter your age. Sandy, Nick, Amalia, Steve, and Roxanne talk about the impact donation has had on their lives and let others know that they are never "too old" to donate.


There's No Age Limit (3:12)

This short video explains the importance of registering as an organ, eye, and tissue donor no matter your age. Sandy, Amalia, Steve, and Roxanne share their experiences with donation over age 50, and encourage others to sign up no matter their age.


Roxanne: A New Heart After 50 (2:53)

Roxanne received her life-saving heart transplant at 56 years old. In this short video, she shares her story, tells how she honors her donor, and encourages others to sign up no matter their age.


Any Age is the Right Age: Donation for People Over 50 (3:30)

Too many people over the age of 50 think they’re too old to be organ donors. Not true! Learn more and hear what others think about organ donation for people over 50.


Any Age is the Right Age: The Doctors’ Viewpoint (2:28)

A transplant surgeon and transplant psychologist offer their opinion about people over 50 donating the gift of life.


Life Stories: Recipients and Donor Families Experiencing the Gift of Life

Brian Hinsley, Liver Recipient (5:53)

A firefighter, his family, and doctor tell the inspiring story of waiting for the gift of life.


Organ Donation among Minorities

Roxanne: A New Heart After 50 (2:53)

Roxanne received her life-saving heart transplant at 56 years old. In this short video, she shares her story, tells how she honors her donor, and encourages others to sign up no matter their age.


El regalo de vida: Lo que los hispanos deben saber (2:18)

Amalia is a grandmother, mother, wife and heart recipient. In this video, she and her husband Eduardo talk about how many Hispanics in the U.S. are waiting for an organ transplant, and what you need to know about registering. In Spanish.


The Gift of Life: A Special Message for the Asian Community (11:22)

The inspiring stories and special concerns about organ donation for people in Asian communities as told by people of Filipino, Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese descent.


Chris, Kidney Recipient (2:53)

Chris talks about going the distance from kidney failure to marathon runner.

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 >