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Southwest Transplant Alliance (STA) is a non-profit organization that serves as the bridge between those who make the decision to donate their organs and those needing a life-saving organ transplant throughout much of Texas. Our caring and compassionate staff offers hope to those facing the devastating loss of a loved one.

The Need for Organs

More than 120,000 men, women and children in the U.S. need an organ transplant to live. About 12,000 of them are Texans. | Learn More

The Donation Process

When a potential donor is identified by one of the hospitals in our designated service area, the hospital must notify STA. | Learn More

Volunteer with Us

Our Volunteer Advocates are an import part of our effort to increase the number registered donors.

Register to Become a Donor

Join the Donate Life Texas Registry and give hope to thousands of people awaiting the transplant they need to survive. | Learn More

Event/Speaker Request

Southwest Transplant Alliance conducts donor registration drives, education programs and arranges speakers. | Learn More

Financial Contributions

Southwest Transplant Alliance, like all OPOs, pays for the medical care to recover organs from donors. 507-435-2548


Number of people waiting in TX


Number of people registered in TX


Number of donors in 2017


Number of organs transplanted in 2017


Total organs transplanted from registered Texas donors since 2006

In the Community

Southwest Transplant Alliance is dedicated to saving lives. To accomplish this, we hold community events throughout our service area to register people to become organ, eye and tissue donors. From […]

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Stories of Hope

The circumstances surrounding donation are often difficult, but there are many stories of hope and healing. There are countless instances where a patient waiting for a life-saving transplant is given […]

Saving Lives in 2017

2017 was another year spent saving lives! Thank you to our selfless donors and their families. Because of you, countless lives were saved.