Ways to Help

Thanks for Helping Us Save Lives!

There are lots of ways you can help us save lives and spread the word about organ, eye and tissue donation and transplantation. Join the community of Donate Life advocates!

“I registered as an organ donor because someone came to my 10th-grade health class to talk about organ donation. It was really interesting and inspiring. It is always good to help someone whenever you can – even when you’re not alive” – Shane

Register as a Donor – it’s the best way to help

The best way for you to help us save lives is to register as an organ, eye and tissue donor and share your donation wishes with your family.

Anyone can register. You’re not too old. You’re not too sick, and all major religions support organ, eye and tissue donation as the ultimate act of charity. Our online registration is secure and only takes a few minutes. So join the 3 million Marylanders who have already said “YES” and registered as donors. It’s a decision you can feel good about.

Spread the Word

Registering as an organ, eye and tissue a donor is a decision that should be celebrated! Here are some ways to share this important decision and help us spread the word.

Like Us, Follow Us, Share Us, Watch Us

One of the best ways to share the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation is through social media.  We would love for you to join our Donate Life community. You can follow us, share your photos and stories with us and share our posts with your friends and followers.

  • Like Us – Donate Life Maryland on Facebook – Find information on events, news stories, special holidays and other information in donation and transplantation on Facebook.
  • Follow Us – @DonateLifeMD  on Twitter – Keep up with current topics, fun facts and events by following Donate Life Maryland on Twitter!
  • Share Us – Donate Life Maryland on Instagram – Have a great Donate Life photo to share? Share it with us on Instagram and see some amazing, funny and touching images from the Donate Life world.
  • Watch Us – Donate Life Maryland on YouTube.

Start an eCampaign & Encourage Others to Sign Up

Creating a Donate Life Maryland eCampaign is easy. It is a simple yet effective tool to inspire your community to save lives by signing up on the Maryland Donor Registry to become organ and tissue donors. We’ll provide you with a customized webpage that you can share with your friends, family, and community to encourage them to sign up as registered donors. All you need to submit to Donate Life Maryland is a picture to be added to your unique URL and a short paragraph about your connection to donation. We’ll do the rest. Contact us at: info@donatelifemaryland.org

Share Your Time

We always need more Donate Life Ambassadors to help us at community education events, public speaking engagements and visiting our awesome MVA offices. If public speaking or community events aren’t your thing, let us know what is. We’ll find a way for you to get involved that works best for you. Click here to fill out our volunteer form. We can’t wait to meet you!

Make a Monetary Donation

Supporting our outreach efforts helps us to provide organ, tissue and eye donation education and awareness programs throughout the Maryland community. We appreciate the generous donations we receive from individuals, companies and foundations. Donate Life Maryland is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization and all contributions are tax-deductible. Donations can be made online through PayPal.

If you would like to make a contribution by check please make the check out to Donate Life Maryland and mail to:

Donate Life Maryland
1730 Twin Springs Road, Suite 200
Baltimore, Maryland 21227

Please notate with the contribution if the donation is in memory or honor of someone special.

Shop at AmazonSmile

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Donate Life Maryland whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. All you need to do is select Donate Life Maryland as your charity of choice, start shopping and Amazon will send a donation from your purchases. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. It’s easy, start shopping at AmazonSmile now and support Donate Life Maryland!

Prepare a Planned Gift

Planned gifts are long-range financial contributions that can include gifts of securities or properties. They can be designated for general operations or restricted to specific projects. Bequests allow individuals to remember Donate Life Maryland in a will or estate plan. Consult with your financial planner or attorney on how you can make a planned gift to support organ, eye and tissue donation.

Donate Through Your Workplace

You may have the chance to double or triple your gift. Some employers will match your personal tax-deductible donations made to charitable organizations. Contact your Human Resources department about the Matching Gifts Program.

You can also:

  • Designate to support Donate Life Maryland through your United Way workplace campaign
  • Request materials for your organization by contacting Donate Life Maryland

We always welcome the opportunity to provide information for organizations wanting to host a donation drive or create awareness campaigns with employees.

Do you have questions? Not sure what you want to do? We’d love to hear from you. Give us a call at lease contact Donate Life Maryland at 1.866 MD DONOR or email us at info@donatelifemaryland.org

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