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    Other Donation Programs

    The State Anatomy Board is a whole-body donation program in which you become a body donor. In addition to becoming a body donor, you may also become an organ and tissue donor.  When you are both an organ and a body donor, if your living organs can help someone with transplant that program takes precedence.

    To b​ecome a body donor complete the forms under the menu link ‘Become A Donor’ on the sidebar.

    There are several ways to register to become an organ, eye and tissue donor.  One of the easiest is to sign up as an organ donor when obtaining or renewing a driver’s license or state identification at a Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA)

    No matter where you register, we encourage you to share your decision and support of body, organ, eye and tissue donation with your family and friends. Specific program websites are listed below for more information. 


    ​Living Legacy


    The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland (previously known as the Transplant Resource Center) is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and enhancing lives through organ and tissue donation. The Living Legacy Foundation provides organ procurement within the State of Maryland.


    Donate Life Maryland


    Donate Life Maryland (DLMD) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving and enhancing lives by registering organ, eye and tissue donors. DLMD was established in 2007 by the Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland, the Medical Eye Bank of Maryland and Washington Regional Transplant Community.


    Washington Regional Transplant Consortium


    Washington Regional Transplant Community (WRTC) is a non-profit organization responsible for facilitating the organ, eye and tissue donation process of deceased individuals in the Washington Region.


    Brain & Tissue Bank for Development Disorders at University of Maryland, School of Medicine


    The mission of the Brain & Tissue bank is to advance the research of developmental, neurological and movement disorders. The objective of this human tissue repository is to systematically collect, store, and distribute brain and other tissues for research dedicated to the improved understanding, care and treatment of individuals with these disorders.