Organ Donor - Donation Process ← Knowledge Base Who is in charge of the organ donation process? What happens to my donated organs and tissue? What is a direct donation? Can I direct a donation? Can organs be given to people of a different racial group or gender? Does the Registry allow me to sign up as a marrow or living donor? Is the Registry used for whole body donation? When must organs be recovered? What do the terms “transplantation,” “therapy,” “research,” and “education” mean in relation to organ, eye and tissue donation? Can my body be donated for the study of science after donation of organs and tissue? How can my organs and tissues be used for research? I may need an organ transplant. How do I get my name on the list? I am in need of a living donor, is social media safe to use to search for a potential living donor?