December 2008

  • Bring On the New Year!

    December 23, 2008

    A new year is just around the corner! We hope you are able to have a wonderful and safe holiday season with family and friends while gaining a fresh outlook on the year to come.

    In 2009, be sure to check out NFT's Web site for a new look and new features for our patients and transplant professionals. Check out the patient section for useful forms that can help expedite the sign-up process with NFT.

    Transplant professionals, you...

  • This week, staff and friends of NFT truly witnessed the holiday spirit in the lives of our patients. A simple act of generosity and kindness can make a world of difference to a family in need.

    A Denver-area family decided not to exchange Christmas gifts this year, and will instead use the money to help other transplant patients facing a grim Christmas. The donors, who wish to remain anonymous, understand how a medical crisis can change the meaning of Christmas. Just five years ago...

  • Holiday Giving at NFT

    December 17, 2008

    The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is certainly upon us. It's a happy and exciting time for most, but there are some who will spend the holidays anxiously awaiting a lifesaving transplant.

    While spending time with your family and friends, please be sure to remember the National Foundation for Transplants and the patients we serve. More than 100,000 people in the U.S. are currently on the waiting list for a transplant. Someone in your hometown or just down the street...

  • Each month we would like to recognize our patients who received their lifesaving transplants. In November, the following patients received transplants:

  • Last month, Susan Grant had a moment she'll never forget! Ten years after receiving her lifesaving bone marrow transplant, Susan met the donor who changed her life forever.

  • Every day thousands of dedicated social workers guide patients through the intimidating process of transplantation. For this social worker the roles have changed, for she is now in need of guidance and support.

    Zoila Mora has contributed 25 years to the social work profession, helping young children in abusive and neglectful environments and adults living in an Alzheimer's care center. After being diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2003, Zoila's health has declined and she...

  • Please watch our brief video featuring personal testimonials from NFT patients.