Skip to main content

Youth made aware
Well-informed families
More lives saved

Educating young people about organ and tissue donation and helping them appreciate a healthy body, what great ways to celebrate the most beautiful gift of all—life!

Family discussion

Chain of Life is a recognized charity whose mission is to educate youth aged 15–17 about organ and tissue donation and lead them to becoming ambassadors of family discussion.

About us

Did You Know...?

Just a little over 1% of the population dies under conditions that are favorable for organ donation.

Each year, about about 800 people await a transplantation in Quebec. Unfortunately, about 30 of them die because they don’t receive an organ in time.

The vast majority of countries will only proceed with a transplant upon receiving consent from the family. This is true in Spain, the country with the highest donor rates in the world.

Organ donation education, a key link in the donor chain.

Learn more

A Healthy Body


A Healthy Body

In a healthy body, each organ has an extraordinary role to play. Like the instruments in a large symphony orchestra, they all harmonize together to make up the amazing human body.

Learn more


Chain of Life Programs


Chain of Life Programs

The Chain of Life programs are comprised of complete educational toolkits to teach 15- to 17-year-olds about organ and tissue donation during their English classes.

Learn more

News about Chain of Life and Organ and Tissue Donation

Understanding Brain Death
Read Understanding Brain Death

Understanding Brain Death

In Quebec, like elsewhere in the world, there are two types of potential deceased donors: the donor...

Do you take the cause to heart? We have a place for you!

An invitation to support Chain of Life by becoming involved.

Take action



Take Action

Take on the Challenge!
Organize a walk at school
Climb with the flag
Organize a fundraiser
Give a talk
Give some time
Make a donation