Living Donation Week 2020

Be part of their future.

For those in need of a kidney or liver transplant, living donation is a shorter pathway to better health.

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The Centre for Living Organ Donation was created by UHN Transplant in 2018 to improve access to living organ donation for people who need a life-saving kidney or liver transplant and those who want to give a transformative gift of life.

Ongoing Events

Tuesday Sessions


The Centre hosts free virtual education sessions every Tuesday. These sessions are led by Centre Outreach Coordinator Heather Lannon and provide information for transplant candidates, potential living donors, caregivers, family and friends.
Learn more and to register

Living Kidney Donor Event

Donor Champion Education Session


If you are a caregiver, friend, support person or loved one of someone in need of a kidney or liver transplant, are in need of a kidney or liver transplant and have questions on how to find a living donor, this interactive webinar may be helpful.
Register for a Donor Champion Education Session

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Their Stories

Megan Thomas

Living Liver Donor

Living organ donation has always been on Megan Thomas's radar. For most people, it is something they will likely never think about. For Meg and her family, organ donation and transplant have been a fact of life.
Read Megan's story »

Nadia Larouche

Living Liver Donor

In late spring 2013, Diane Lebrun was told her she would need a liver transplant. Nadia Larouche, Diane's daughter, started looking into being her living donor almost immediately.
Read Nadia's story »

Shirley Overholt

Living Kidney Donor

When the doctors told Shirley Overholt that her husband Scott needed a kidney transplant, she didn't hesitate. It was news she had been waiting to hear since she was 18, when she and Scott first met.
Read Shirley's story »


The Centre for Living Organ Donation
Ajmera Transplant Centre

Phone: 416 340 5400


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