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Become an Organ and Tissue Donor

Over 120,000 people need organ transplants and there are many more who could benefit from tissue transplants. Thousands of people die each year before an organ for transplantation becomes available and many more face long waiting times or less than ideal alternatives for lack of a tissue transplant. Increasing the number of donors will help end needless suffering and will save lives. You can help. MTF Biologics encourages you to learn the facts about donation, register to be a donor discuss it with your family. Visit to register and learn how your gift of organs or tissues can bring new life to patients and their families.

Organ and tissue transplants save and heal the lives of millions of individuals, providing life-saving gifts and improved health.

Birth tissue includes placenta, umbilical cord and amniotic fluid which can be used for wound care, surgical and ophthalmic procedures.

Donation FAQs

Can anyone be a tissue donor?
Is there a difference between tissue and organ donation?
What tissues can be donated?
How are the tissues removed and what about funeral arrangements?
Can organs and corneas be taken along with the tissue?
How are tissues used?
Is there a cost to donate tissue?
How does MTF Biologics receive donated tissue?
Are there any objections to donation based on religious belief?
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Visit and learn how your gift of tissue can give bring new life to patients and their families. Although there have been advances in medical technology, the demand for tissue donation still vastly exceeds the number of donors. Your tissue donation can help heal up to 75 people.

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Understanding Tissue Transplants

A tissue graft is a bone, ligament, cartilage, tendon or section of skin (also called “tissue”) that is transplanted from one person to another. Tissue grafts come from people like you who chose to donate their tissue after they die. Every year in the United States, surgeons use more than one million tissue grafts to help…

  • Athletes who need knee reconstruction
  • Women undergoing post-mastectomy breast reconstruction
  • People with hard-to-heal wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers
  • Others who have surgery or significant injuries that require tissue or bone to heal.

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Patient and Family Stories
Read inspiring stories of tissue donors and recipients whose lives have been changed through donation and transplantation.

Kevin Morsching
Kevin Blanchard
Irene Atencio
Jason Ray
Kenneth Williams