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About CORE
The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is one of 58 federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organizations (OPOs) in the United States. CORE works closely with donor families and designated health care professionals to coordinate the surgical recovery of organs, tissues and corneas for transplantation. CORE also facilitates the computerized matching of donated organs and placement of corneas. With headquarters in Pittsburgh and an office in Charleston, West Virginia, CORE oversees a region that encompasses 155 hospitals and almost six million people throughout western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Chemung County, NY. For more information, visit or call


Share Your Story

Are you an organ


Please take a moment and share your story in 500 words or less.


Simply email

*Please add a picture or two

(with names specifying who is the donor, recipient, etc)

Stories will be displayed here at ( and a few selected stories will be displayed on DONATE LIFE BOARDS in the main hospital lobby.


To read sample stories from across the United HERE


Have Questions?

Need More Information?



Karlie Belle Price,

BMH Marketing & Public Relations Director

304-369-1230 Ext. 5506

or 304-437-1572

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