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The Living Bank

Organization URL(s)

www.livingbank.org
info@livingbank.org

Other Contact Information

P.O. Box 6725
Houston, TX 77265-6725
1-800-528-2971 (Voice - Toll-free)
713-961-0979 (FAX)

Description

The Living Bank is the oldest and largest organ donor education organization in the United States. It is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the enhancement of organ and tissue donation. The Living Bank cooperates at every opportunity with each segment of the organ donor and transplant community; supporting any group or organization whose activities generate more committed organ donors or facilitate actual organ donation. The Living Donor Bank Program advocates and supports living donors before, during and after the donation process. Travel Stipend/Donor Support Program assists living donors in arranging transportation and provides stipends if they must travel to donate. Donor Education Program educates the public regarding the donation and use of organs and tissues and provide donor cards.

Online Resources

Print Resources

Serial publication: The Bank Account (newsletter) is the official publication of The Living Bank -- news stories on programs and events, research notes and letters.

Review Date

Thursday, May 12, 2011