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.”

upcoming events

October 14, 2023

Be the Gift: Donor Dash 2023

Sierra Donor Services is hosting its 3rd Annual 5K Walk/Run in West Sacramento, and this year is superhero-themed! Heroes come in many forms – selfless organ, eye and tissue donors, triumphant transplant recipients, those courageously waiting for a transplant, and healthcare and community champions who make a difference. This is a great day to honor […]

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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 2023



It’s simple: the more people who register, the more lives that can be saved. Help us reach our 2023 donor registration goal by signing up today!

150,000+ Sign Ups

Goal: 115,000 Total

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Organ Donors

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Organs Transplanted

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Tissue Donors

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Tissue Grafts Recovered

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What’s happening at
Sierra Donor Services

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Guest Blog: Rhonda Smith on National…

August 25, 2023
Contributed by Rhonda Smith, Executive Director of the California Black Health Network Background August is National Minority Donor Awareness Month (NMDAM),…

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Happy Multicultural Donor Awareness…

August 9, 2023
Join us as we highlight stories from a variety of diverse communities and individuals whose lives have been saved and improved by donation and transplantation!…

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Disability Pride & Organ…

July 20, 2023
For generations, those with disabilities have been misunderstood and marginalized. Disability Pride Month serves to celebrate the disabled community and the…

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#BeTheGift Connections: Supporting Burn…

June 22, 2023
In this month’s edition of #BeTheGift Connections, we highlighted the efforts of the Firefighters Burn Institute. This Sacramento-based nonprofit…

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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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