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MDFC is composed of a Board of Directors, general and affiliate members, and partners.  As donor families, we made a decision during a tremendously sorrowful time in our lives, in order to save and enhance the lives of others, by donating our loved ones organs.  We have dedicated our lives to serving our communities by […]

Ways to Donate

  Make a Tax Deductible Donation MDFC is very grateful to its supporters. Tax deductible donations are much appreciated and will help us to continue our mission and further educate our community on the importance of eye, tissue, and organ donation. The MDFC conducts regular events to promote their mission and raise awareness regarding organ donation. Events, to […]

Our Mission


To bring donor families, recipients, and advocates together to help save lives through organ, tissue and eye donation awareness by honoring all donors. To date, the MDFC has given back over $150,000 to the organ donation community through sponsorships, events, and various programs in the State of Michigan to include the following: Provided College Scholarships […]

West Chapter

Introducing the West Michigan Chapter of the Michigan Donor Family Council. Yes the MDFC has grown and is developing a chapter on the west side of the state. If you are interested in joining the west Michigan chapter please contact Sally Coburn at coburncarter@msn.com or to info.


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    A new way to donate

    Shop using Amazon Smile If you are an Amazon shopper please choose the Michigan Donor Family Council as your charity when shopping on Amazon Smile. Please follow this link.  

  • My Hero – video by Wolverines for Life

    Please take 90 seconds to see the video of My Hero. For those given the gift of life — blood, organs, tissue or bone marrow — they know a hero gave them a second chance. In an inspirational new video, University of Michigan Health System patients share the difference that their hero made in their lives.Wolverines for […]

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    MDFC Pure Vida Bracelet

    MDFC Pura Vida Bracelet Now Available Please visit Pura Vida and check out the MDFC bracelet. Pure Vida will donate $1 to MDFC and 1% to save the planet for every bracelet sold.  

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    Donate Life License Plate

    Thank you for helping to save lives! You help to reach the goal of selling 2,000 plates in the first year. In fact 2,006 plates were sold the first year. Michigan’s newest license plate, which encourages organ donation efforts, is now on sale.The Donate Life plate carries the Donate Life logo and the message: “Be an […]