December 2009

  • Have you considered the benefits of finding a support group of others who also need transplants? Or maybe your child faces transplantation and you’d like to talk to other parents. Talking to others experiencing the same health crisis as you may really get you through a troubling time.

    Visit these sites online to connect with other transplant candidates and recipients or transplant patients’ family members and friends:

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  • According to a People.com article, 30 Rock actor Grizz Chapman needs a kidney transplant. He has been battling severe hypertension and recently learned a transplant is critical to his survival. Before he can be added to the transplant waiting list, he must lose 75 pounds to become a viable organ transplant recipient.

    Chapman is facing a challenging and frightening health...

  • Ilene was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2007, and has bravely endured aggressive treatments for her cancer. A bone marrow transplant is the only cure for this disease. Thankfully, her mother will serve as her donor as soon as Ilene is well enough to sustain the transplant surgery.

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  • Kiethen was no ordinary 7-year-old boy. Of course, like all little boys, he loved running, climbing, jumping and riding bikes with his brothers. But young Kiethen also loved to help others, whether that meant doing the dishes or visiting with his neighbor who was mentally challenged.

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  • All of us at the National Foundation for Transplants are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Pugh’s...

  • Chase Community Giving

    December 3, 2009

    Chase is giving away $5 million to various charities, and we want YOU to help NFT become one of the lucky recipients.

    If you have a Facebook account, visit the Chase Community Giving page, enter National Foundation for Transplants in the search bar and click Go. It’s that easy! Chase wants you to give your charity the recognition it deserves and needs with Chase Community Giving.

    On December 11, Chase will...

  • We are thrilled for the following patients who received lifesaving transplants last month!