About The LLF

As the organ procurement organization (OPO) for Maryland (with the exception of Montgomery, Prince George's, and Charles Counties), The Living Legacy Foundation (The LLF) facilitates donation and transplantation in area hospitals, provides donor family support, and educates hospitals and the general public about the life-saving power of organ, eye, and tissue donation.

We are passionate about saving and enhancing lives while honoring the legacy and generosity of our donors and their families.


Our Mission

The Living Legacy Foundation inspires Marylanders to save and enhance lives through organ, eye, and tissue donation while honoring the legacy of our donors.


Our Vision

The LLF challenges ourselves and others to realize Maryland's potential to save lives through organ, eye, and tissue donation.


Our Quality commitment

In collaboration with our community partners, The LLF strives to always improve, innovate, and further our mission of saving and enhancing lives.


Our Core Values

  1. Service -We deliver unparalleled value to all individuals we serve, both internally and externally.
  2. Excellence -We achieve optimum results in every situation by being personally accountable to be our best, put forth our best, and bring out the best in others everyday.
  3. Professional Integrity -We seek to build trust, admit mistakes, respect all, and act honorably in carrying out all professional responsibilities.
  4. Personal Ownership -We take ownership of problems and accept personal responsibility for finding solutions to those problems.
  5. Trust -We have confidence in one another, depend on each other, and believe that each of us is striving daily to save lives no matter our position.
  6. Communication -We communicate in a direct, open, honest, and timely manner.
  7. Teamwork -We effectively collaborate with others, both internally and externally to achieve common goals.
  8. Continuous improvement -We embrace the ALL Teach, ALL Learn philosophy, seeking new information and processes for improvement on a daily basis that will advance the mission of The Living Legacy Foundation.
  9. Creative Thinking -We encourage creative thinking and a solutions-based approach to problem solving. As such, we operate in a safe, non-judgmental, supportive, and encouraging environment.