Donor Family & Recipient Correspondence
Writing to Your Donor Family
Through organ donation, you have received the greatest gift of all, The Gift of Life. If you would like to express your gratitude to the family of your donor, but don’t know how to go about it, we are here to help.
Many donor families have told us they cherish correspondence from recipients and said they offer real comfort. We would like to encourage you to take a few moments to send a letter or card to the family of your donor.
A transplant recipient's guide to writing to your donor family.
Writing to Transplant Recipients
The decision to write to transplant recipients is a very personal choice. If you choose to write to a recipient, the following suggestions may be helpful to you. Most recipients would love to know about their donor. Share your loved one's name, age, hobbies, etc., as well as stories about the kind of person they were.
A donor family's guide to writing to transplant recipients.