Commission on Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation




April is Donate Life Month. Sign Me Up to Be a Donor.

Register now to be an Organ, Eye and Tissue Donor. Here are the facts:

  • More than 120,000 people are waiting for an organ
  • 18 people will die each day waiting for an organ
  • 1 organ donor can save up to 8 lives

Learn more at organdonor.gov.

Mission

The Fairfax County Commission on Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation is dedicated to increasing the awareness of all citizens of Fairfax County regarding organ and tissue donation and transplantation through education and coordination of resources in a way which will result in increased organ and tissue donations in the county. Read the Commission's 2013 Annual Report. Symbol for PDF document

This Commission was created by the Board of Supervisors in 1994. It is the first of its kind to be set up by a local government in the United States, and serves as a model for local commissions being created throughout the country.

Printable Resources:

Hear Stories from Donors and Recipients


For More Information

Washington Regional Transplant Community's 25th anniversary logo

For more information about donation in your community, visit Washington Regional Transplant Community or call 703-641-0100 or 1-866-BE A DONOR (1-866-232-3666).

Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO): Your voice of the transplant community

OrganDonor.gov: Donate the Gift of Life


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