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About Us

 

 

Our Mission:

To maximize organ and tissue donation for transplantation through innovative programs and exceptional service.

Our Vision: 

To be an internationally recognized leader in all aspects of organ and tissue donation.

Our Financials: 

Gift of Life Michigan reports information about its finances and operations to the federal government each year on IRS form 990, which can be found here if you search for us as Organ Procurement Agency of Michigan.
 

Financial details (2014)  

Revenue:    $43,026,954
Expenses:  $42,177,131
Net:                $849,823
 

Organ Acquisition Charge (OAC)

Transplant centers pay Gift of Life Michigan an organ acquisition charge (OAC) to cover costs associated with recovering and providing the organ for transplant. The average OAC is $31,000 per organ. Here is a breakdown of the expenses that go into the OAC:

 

Our Philanthropy:

Each year, Gift of Life Michigan supports numerous charities and non-profit organizations through both financial and in-kind contributions. Recipients of Gift of Life contributions include Ele's Place, the Transplant Games of America, Camp Michitanki, the Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation, the Donate Life Coalition of Michigan and the American Red Cross Washtenaw County chapter. These organizations enrich our community and nation and complement our mission. Gift of Life is proud to contribute to their continued success.

Our Brand:

Gift of Life Michigan has partnered with Lands' End to provide apparel embroidered with the Gift of Life Michigan official logo. Click here to place your order today.

 

Certifications and Accreditations

  • American Association of Tissue Banks
  • Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance
  • Association of Organ Procurement Organizations
  • College of American Pathologists
  • Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
  • American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Memberships

  • Association of Organ Procurement Organizations
  • Donate Life America
  • Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation
  • Michigan Health & Hospital Association

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