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.
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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.
OPOs Recognized for Organ Donation Outreach (4:46)
Dr. Howard Koh, HHS Assistant Secretary for Health, congratulates organ procurement organizations involved in the Hospital Organ Donation Campaign that to date has resulted in 221,834 registered donors. Through the campaign, 322 hospitals earned gold, silver, or bronze recognition for planning registration and outreach activities for staff, patients, guests, and their community.
EMMY® award-winning documentary narrated by Angela Lansbury. The 60-minute film features stories of people staring death in the face daily as they wait for donated organs and the heroism of donors and their families. DVD features options for English and Spanish audio and subtitles.
A Science of Miracles shows the evolution of transplant surgery and pharmacology as told by the pioneers themselves. The 60-minute film is narrated by NBA star Alonzo Mourning, whose life was saved by a donated kidney. DVD features options for English and Spanish audio and subtitles.