Founded in 1978, the New York Organ Donor Network is the second largest of the nation’s 58 nonprofit, federally designated organ procurement organizations.

The Donor Network is responsible for the recovery of organs, eyes and tissues for transplantation, and public and professional education efforts in the greater New York metropolitan area.

It serves a highly diverse population in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Staten Island, Long Island, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Westchester and Pike County, PA.

The organization partners with 10 transplant centers, more than 100 hospitals, as well as several eye and tissue banks.

The New York Organ Donor Network is fully accredited by the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) and it is a member of the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS).