The decision to write is a very personal choice. Some donor families or recipients choose to write and others do not. Indiana Donor Network is bound by medical ethics and privacy regulations, and we take donor and recipient privacy very seriously.

Indiana Donor Network may be able to facilitate communication between donor families and recipients but only if both parties are open to it. Please see the information below about writing.

If you would like to write to your loved one’s recipient, please click here.
If you would like to write to your donor family, please click here.

If you have additional questions, please contact Indiana Donor Network’s Aftercare Support team at 888.275.4676 or email

The following resources provide more detailed information:

Writing to transplant recipients: Simple guides for the family members of organ, tissue and/or cornea donors


Writing to Transplant Recipient

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Writing to Cornea Recipient

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Release of Identifying Information

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