• Jessica Greunke

    In 2014, Jessica Greunke was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, an extremely rare form of cancer. After undergoing treatment, she went into remission, but the cancer was back just 10 months later. This time, it is in her lungs and considered terminal. Doctors say a stem cell transplant is her only hope to live more than two years, and it may even cure her completely. Thankfully, her brother is a perfect donor...

  • We're so happy for our patients and living donor who underwent successful surgeries last month, and we're wishing everyone the best in their recoveries!

  • August Transplant Birthdays

    September 2, 2016

    We are so happy for our patients who received transplants last month, and we hope you'll celebrate with us!

  • Maira Junaid

    As a baby, Maira was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF), a devastating disease that has taken its toll on her lung over the years. In 2014, one of her lungs collapsed, and her family moved to Texas from Pakistan so she could receive the treatment and care she needs. Little Maira has spent most of her life in the hospital, and now doctors say a double-lung transplant...

  • We're celebrating the lifesaving transplants that happened last month!

  • Laura Martin

    In 2008, Laura Martin was diagnosed with Goodpasture’s syndrome, an autoimmune disorder that damaged her kidneys.

    At that time her kidneys were functioning at just 20 percent, and they had completely failed by 2011. Doctors said a kidney transplant was necessary. Thankfully, she received her transplant on May 20, 2016! She must continue fundraising so she...

  • That is the inspirational motto of the family, friends and volunteers supporting heart transplant recipient Jason Ewen and his fundraising campaign.

    Below, Jason's fundraising chairman, Betty, shares how they planned a successful fundraising event, which they plan on making an annual event to raise the funds Jason needs to keep his new heart healthy.

    Our team began planning a BBQ Dinner...

  • Everyone at NFT is so excited for our patients who received transplants last month! We wish you all the best in your recoveries.

  • Thomas Prince

    In 2005, Thomas Prince was diagnosed with sarcoidosis, which caused severe inflammation in his lungs. Doctors now say a lung transplant is critical to his survival.

    This has been a difficult time for Thomas and his family, as he’s unable to do things around the house for his wife, Natalie, or play with his young grandchildren. Sadly, his youngest grandson...

  • Each year, Girls Inc. of Memphis presents three awards to women in the community who they, and their committee, feel embody their mission to inspire girls to be Strong, Smart and Bold.

    The Strong Award is given to a woman who has exhibited a creative approach in building a lifestyle that focuses on healthy choices and/or has provided the tools and motivation for others to make the changes they need to take charge of their...