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BE A HERO

Ways to register.

Become an organ, eye and tissue donor today.

Register-online

Register Online
Complete the BMV’s online form with a valid Ohio driver’s license or state identification card.

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Visit the BMV
Say “YES” when you receive or renew your driver’s license or state identification card.

Stories of Hope

Saving and Healing Lives through Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

Behind every organ, eye and tissue donation is a life-changing story waiting to be told. We asked recipients, donor families and advocates to have a heart to heart with us about the power of donation using #MyHeartToHeart. Here’s what they had to say:

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ADVOCATES

“My favorite part of my job is being the rainbow after the storm,”

Nadine, transplant coordinator

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RECIPIENTS

“Thank you is simply not enough.”

Payton, heart recipient

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DONOR

“He left an incredible legacy behind.” -Nikki, mother

Luke, organ donor

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RECIPIENTS

"It takes an incredible person to share this act of love."

Renee & Sarah, kidney recipients

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DONORS

"We find comfort in knowing Alex gave life to people and they continue to live a full life because of him."

- Julie & Ron, parents
Alex, organ donor

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DIED WAITING

"Our hopes for a larger family were put on hold."

- Rhonda, wife
Rob, died waiting

Tell Us Your Story

Has your life been touched by organ, eye or tissue donation - either as a donor family, transplant candidate family or recipient?

Change Lives With One Choice

Your decision to register as an organ, eye and tissue donor can bring hope to many.

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