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Closing the
Donation Gap
Courtney Waring, Heart Recipient
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    103,959 people are waiting for a lifesaving transplant - yet a single organ donor can save as many as eight lives

Saving more lives by increasing organ and tissue donation among multicultural communities.

The Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation (AMAT) supports our partners in the transplant field as they save and heal lives in our diverse communities.


Through professional development, cultural competency training, and other expertise born of front-line experience, AMAT’s members offer a valuable perspective to help our partners in the transplant field accomplish their life-saving mission in our diverse communities.

Slide Sometimes people are in desperate need of something we can give, so why not? “I try to educate our members and the people from Burma about organ donation whenever I can. It’s about helping people have a chance.” Give hope to the 115,000 men, women and children waiting for lifesaving transplant. Register your donation decision. Stories of Hope Slide Hopefully I can encourage more people to become organ donors... Yvette started volunteering in several organizations and enjoyed the work of educating her community and registering organ, eye, and tissue donors so much that even after she received the gift of life from an anonymous donor in 2012 she continues to share her story. Stories of Hope

Why should I register?

Over 103,000 people are waiting for a lifesaving transplant.
Another person is added to the waiting list every 8 minutes
16 people die each day while waiting for an organ transplant.
A single organ, eye, and tissue donor can potentially save and improve the lives of over 75 individuals.

Our latest news and resources

Get the latest news and information on AMAT events, activities and people.
  • AMAT announces the appointment of our 2023-2025 Governing Board of Directors and Advisory Board. As an organization committed to supporting partners in the transplant field as they save and heal lives within diverse communities, these appointments signify a significant milestone

  • AMAT and the Association for Organ Procurement Organizations teamed up to write an op-ed focused on creating an equitable organ donation and transplantation system through recommendations within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s (NASEM) report. The piece was

  • Ieesha Johnson, President of the Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation (AMAT), has been honored with the prestigious Trey Schwab Legacy Coaching Award. This annual award recognizes a professional in the field who is distinguished as a coach and trusted