Stories of Living On

Ken Teasly
Ken, a longtime Bronx resident, got a second chance at life.

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At age 12, Lauren was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and is currently on the waiting list for a new heart. She dreams of the day she has the energy to run at the park with her young daughter or teach her to throw a softball.

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In July 2010, an accident took Michael’s life. But that wasn’t the end of Michael’s story. Michael saved five lives through organ donation and his legacy lives on through them.

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Love. Life. Legacy

LiveOnNY is a nonprofit organization committed to helping New York live on through organ and tissue donation and to caring for the families touched by donation. We serve as the federally designated organ procurement organization (OPO) for the greater New York City area. Every day, we work to further our mission by:

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    Facilitating lifesaving organ donations
  • Caring For Donor Families
    Caring for the families of the selfless donors who give the gift of life
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    Educating the community about the power of donation
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    Advocating on behalf of those who are waiting for transplant

Signature Events

LiveOnNY celebrates donation and brings the cause to life through our signature events:


Donor Sabbath

November 2020
It is a time for congregations to learn about the organ donor shortage, celebrate life and pray for those affected by donation and transplantation.
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Donate Life Month

April 2020
A month dedicated to encouraging Americans to register as organ donors, and to celebrating those that have saved lives through donation.

Organ Donor Enrollment Day

October 2020
This turnkey event is focused around one goal: to enroll as many willing New Yorkers as possible as organ donors in a single day.