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Nevadans Donate Life

Heal a Life through Organ and Tissue Donation

Over 600 Nevadans…

are waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. See how many people are waiting near you.

Every 10 Minutes…

someone is added to the national transplant wait list.

22 People Will Die…

today waiting for an organ that never comes.

What You Can Do

Learn About Organ and Tissue Donation

95% of Americans are in favor of being an organ donor but only 58% are registered. Make organ donation a conversation and register.

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About Donor Network West

Donor Network West is the federally designated organ and tissue recovery organization that serves 13 hospitals and more than 500,000 people in Northern Nevada. Established in 1987, the organization saves and heals lives by facilitating organ and tissue recovery for transplantation and research. Donor Network West is accredited by the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) and the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) and partners with the Department of Motor Vehicles and the state-authorized donor registry.


Consider volunteering as a Donate Life Ambassador and make organ donation a conversation in your community.

Make a Contribution

Make a charitable contribution to Donor Network West, the federally designated organ and tissue recovery organization for Northern Nevada. Your contribution helps Donor Network West carry out their mission to save and heal lives.

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Organ and Tissue Referral

To contact Donor Network West regarding a potential organ or tissue donation, please call our 24-hour-a-day donor referral line: (800)55.DONOR or (800)553.6667

Contact Us

Donor Network West

1495 Ridgeview Dr.
Suite 90
Reno, NV 89519

Phone: 775.825.7700
Fax: 775.825.7703

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