• 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...

  • Join with us in celebrating our patients who received transplants last month!

  • Jamii Martin

    In 2008, Jamii was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease, and her kidneys were further damaged during prep for medical testing.

    Doctors now say a kidney transplant is necessary. While awaiting her transplant, she endures regular dialysis treatments, which can leave her exhausted.

    Before Jamii’s health began to decline, she enjoyed exercising,...

  • We're all so excited for our patients who received transplants last month! We wish them all the very best in their recoveries.

  • Tavares Cherry

    In 2009, Tavares Cherry became ill and was eventually diagnosed with end-stage renal disease. Doctors say a kidney transplant is necessary.

    After receiving his diagnosis, Tavares had to leave college, but he has since returned and will graduate soon. During such a difficult time, he is thankful for the support of his loved ones who have been by his side every...

  • We are pleased to welcome Michelle Gilchrist as NFT's new president. Michelle comes to us with more than 20 years of nonprofit experience. Prior to joining NFT, she worked for United Way, and most recently, the University of Tennessee Foundation. We look forward to having Michelle on our team as we continue to help transplant patients, living donors and their families afford the care and treatment they need.

    From Michelle...

    "NFT has a tremendous...

  • The following post is part two of a two-part series from Matthew Bahr, who has more than 10 years of experience in the healthcare finance field. You can learn more from him on his website, The Patient Financial Advisor. As always, if you have specific questions about your personal coverage or your transplant-related expenses, please contact an...