Living Donor Hospital Packing List

The following is a list of items that I either took to the hospital with me (or really wish I had while in the hospital). As a woman, I tried to include similar items if necessary for you guys out there, but of course can’t speak from experience!   Clothing...

Creator of MatchMaking Site Makes Her Own Life-Saving Connection

Founder of Living Donor Match officially finds her match. October 24, 2018.  Julie Daquelente, founder of Living Donor Match, got the news that she will be donating to Robert Clover at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center on December 11, 2018. After...

Organ Donation Meets Online Matchmaking

New site allows for potential living donors to connect with those in need. September 30, 2018.  Prospective living organ donor realizes the need to help those awaiting organ transplant connect with would be living donors.  This new site could help remove more people...

The Story of the Starfish

If you haven’t ever gone through the process of being tested as a donor, you might not realize what all goes into it. I spent two days in NYC getting blood drawn, scans run, and poked and prodded both physically and mentally. It is recommended that you bring...

Waiting for a Donor?

We know it can feel like you are in an impossible situation and we want to help! Check out all of our free tools and submit your information so we can support you in finding a donor.



Curious about what it means to be a living donor?

Maybe it’s something you have thought about for years or maybe this is your first time learning about living organ donation.  We are here to support you as you consider your options and if you decide to becoming a potential living donor, we will help you find your match!



Download the Activate App

The Activate App is Donate Life Hollywood’s tool to engage you and hold the entertainment industry accountable for donation and transplant storylines. Help Hollywood save lives.


Casting Transplant Pair on The Amazing Race

The Amazing Race wants to feature the transplant and organ donation community is their upcoming season! If you are a recipient, living donor, or family member of an organ donor, they would love to hear from you! If you are interested, check out the details and fill out the form.  Deadline is approaching quickly!


FOX’s The Resident PSA

Show FOX you support the addition of a PSA to the end of their season 3 premiere this fall to educate the public about the realities of organ transplant and living organ donation.  All you need to do is sign to show your support.  Want to help spread the word?  We have tools for that too!