• Transplantation is often described as a miracle.

    It certainly has been for me. My family and I have used that term to describe my experience for the past 21 years since I was blessed to receive a liver transplant. Despite being so sick that the doctors predicted I had fewer than seven days to live, a blood type that limited compatible organs, and an immune system sensitized by autoimmune disease and multiple blood transfusions, I survived. Knowing that 21 people die every day waiting...

  • Heather Carlock

    In 2013, Heather Carlock underwent surgery to have her large intestine removed, and after the surgery, she experienced multiple small bowel obstructions.

    The following year, she suffered a volvulus, a condition in which her small intestine was twisted, which required surgery. Doctors didn’t expect her to pull through, but thanks to God and the support of...

  • Happy new birthday to you! We're so happy for the NFT patients who received transplants last month, and we wish them the best in their recoveries.

  • Click here to read our first post about Emmanuel Ojewoye and his shoe drive for NFT on the website.

    Last month, Emmanuel wrapped up his shoe drive, and everyone at NFT is honored that he chose to support our organization for his senior project! He raised $235 to support transplant patients in need! "Overall...

  • Happy new birthday to you! We're so excited for the NFT patients who received transplants last month!

  • April is National Donate Life Month, a time to celebrate those who have given the selfless gift of organ donation. If you're not yet an organ donor, please take some time to consider registering. Just one organ donor can save eight lives and impact more than 50. Visit DonateLife.net to learn how to register in your state.

    Also, be sure to take a...

  • Arbedale Pryor

    In 2009, Arbedale was hospitalized and nearly lost her life, as her kidneys were functioning at just 7%.

    She has since been diagnosed with a blood disorder that has damaged her kidneys, and doctors now say a kidney transplant is essential. While awaiting her transplant, she endures regular dialysis treatments, which take a toll on her survival.

    This has...

  • Happy new birthday to you! Everyone at NFT is thrilled for the patients who received their transplants last month!

  • Chris Johnson

    When he was just 10 years old, Chris Johnson received the shocking diagnosis of nephrotic syndrome after his mom took him to the pediatrician because of a swollen leg.

    As it turned out, the swelling had been caused by a blood clot. Thanks to medication and careful monitoring, he was able to live out a normal childhood, but his parents were told that his kidneys...

  • Photo courtesy of Middletown Transcript

    Two years ago, when he was a sophomore in high school, Emmanuel Ojewoye, heard “Heart Song” by Christian artist KB. The song featured artist Jasmine Le’Shea, who received a heart transplant at age 11.

    After hearing the song and listening to an interview with Jasmine, he was shocked by how financially...