Saving and improving lives through the gift of donation

Transplantation is one of the great success stories of modern medicine

Close to 1.5 million people benefit from tissue donation each year; a single donor can help as many as 75 indviduals.

Donated tissues can include skin, bone, tendons, cardiovascular tissue and corneas and can both save and improve lives.

Many have the potential to be a tissue donor at the time of their passing. Tissue recovery organizations, like ADS, receive referral calls from hospitals, medical examiners and the office of the coroner. If it is determined that the individual is a candidate, ADS can reach out to the family to explain donation options to them.

ADS is dedicated to the cause of all donations and we are committed to providing the best possible service to our donor families, hospitals, medical examiners, coroners and funeral professionals.

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