• 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...

  • 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...

  • The following post is part one 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...

  • The following is a post from the National Kidney Foundation's website:

    New York, NY - The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is calling on members of Congress to support the Living Donor Protection Act introduced in the House and Senate today.

    The bill is designed to protect the rights of living donors and remove...

  • As a high school student, Katie Anderson met someone who would come to have a significant impact on her life.

    Katie and Dave Bertorello were among more than 100 other high school students who were part of the Hugh O'Brian Youth Foundation (HOBY), a program designed to teach leadership skills to high school students in every state of the U.S. After volunteering with Dave for a couple years, Katie was shocked to learn that he was...

  • During an extremely overwhelming and challenging time in his life, Zac Bender, of Benson, N.C., turned to art for comfort. Sadly, Zac has witnessed not just one, but both of his parents battle life-threatening illnesses.

    What began as a personal project to lift his father’s spirits while he was undergoing treatment for a bone marrow transplant, has now turned into Project...

  • As many of our supporters know, the journey to transplantation can be a very expensive one. Many people don't realize the lifelong costs associated with transplants, including regular follow-up care and a lifetime of medications to keep a transplanted organ healthy. Even with seemingly good health coverage, the costs of co-pays and doctors' visits can become overwhelming for many patients. At NFT, we're dedicated to helping patients raise the funds they need to afford their...

  • Here is some great information from NutritionAction.com. Take good care of your kidneys because they’re trying to take good care of you!

    One: The kidneys keep...