Information for Donor Families

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Who We Are

Gift of Life Donor Program offers assistance through our Family Support Services department. These licensed social workers specialize in leading individuals on a path to healing.

Support and Resources

Nothing can prepare you for the loss of a loved one. We offer numerous support services, programs and information to help you and your family during this difficult time.

Learn About Donation

When a loved one passes away, the events that transpire afterwards can often be confusing. This section will further explain the organ and tissue donation process.

Donor Memorial Quilt

The "Threads of Love" memorial quilt was initiated in 2000 by Gift of Life Donor Program and its donor family volunteer group Hearts of Gold to honor and remember all those who have given the gift of life.

Gift of Life Stories

Read these inspiring stories about how organ and tissue donation and transplantation touches and transforms lives.

Honoring a Hero’s Legacy

Organ & Tissue Donors

“Tylor’s gift of being a donor is what comforts our pain because we know he lives on.”

His Name Means “Gift of Hope”

organ & tissue donors

Cynthia London named her son Sipho Thembla – a South African name meaning “gift of hope.” Sipho brought hope to six other people as an organ donor.