• Ramon Ortiz

    Ramon suffers from renal failure, and doctors say a kidney transplant is necessary. While awaiting his transplant, he endures regular dialysis treatments, which take a toll on his quality of life. Ramon’s pride and joy is his wonderful, large family. He has nine children and seven grandchildren, and he loves spending as much time as...

  • Happy new birthday to you! We're celebrating with the patients who received transplants last month, and we wish them the very best in their recoveries!

  • Happy new birthday to you! Best wishes on a speedy recovery to the patients who received transplants last month!

  • Ron Walker

    In the mid-2000s, Ron was diagnosed with a non-alcoholic, life-threatening liver disease.

    Sadly, he understands the effects of liver disease all too well, as two of his uncles lost their health battles to cirrhosis of the liver. Doctors say a liver transplant is critical.

    This has been a very stressful, challenging time for Ron and Kartrina, his wife and...

  • 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...