Organ, eye &

tissue donation

saves lives

How one

can save


Sierra Donor Services’ mission is to save and improve lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. As a nonprofit organ procurement organization (OPO), we connect lifesaving gifts to patients who need them most. Sierra Donor Services serves more than 2.8 million people across 13 counties in Northern California and Nevada.

Our Stories

“There’s no future that’s not open to him. We owe it all to the donor family.”

“I am not only grateful for my new heart, but I feel it’s really my responsibility to take care of it.”

“My transplant gave me everything back.”

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Donor family

& recipient


Take a moment to save lives

Registering to become an organ, eye and tissue donor only takes a couple of minutes. But the impact you have will last a lifetime for transplant recipients and their families.

Our 2024



It’s simple: the more people who register, the more lives that can be saved. Help us reach our 2024 donor registration goal by signing up today!

130,000 Sign Ups

Goal: 1,000 Total

year to date


Organ Donors

year to date


Organs Transplanted

year to date


Tissue Donors

year to date


Tissue Grafts Recovered

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What’s happening at
Sierra Donor Services

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We can only do it together

#BeTheGift Connections is a series of monthly programs designed to inform and connect the public to lifesaving stories of organ donation and transplantation.

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#BeTheGift that saves lives!

When you register as an organ, eye and tissue donor, you leave a lasting legacy and bring hope to those waiting.

To access the National Registry, click here.