Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network is the vital link between patients awaiting transplantation and organ donors in upstate New York. Learn more about how we work to help give the gift of life.
More than 700 people await vital organ transplants in our region, which include two major centers for transplantation: Strong Memorial Hospital and SUNY Upstate Medical Center.
Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network (FLDRN), a nonprofit, federally designated organ procurement organization, coordinates transplant patients and potential donors in the region. We are part of a nationally coordinated organ sharing program.
Here is more detailed information about how the donor program and transplant system operate.
- Regional Transplant Hospitals
Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network primarily serves patients at two regional transplant centers: Strong Memorial Hospital and SUNY Upstate Medical University.
- The Organ Donor Program
Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network is one of 58 nonprofit, federally-designated donor programs that coordinates organ donations in the U.S.
- Writing to Your Donor Family
Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network assists with facilitating written correspondence between recipients and donor families. Correspondence is completely anonymous and identities are kept confidential.