• The Race is on

    April 7, 2017

    By Cindy Wolff, Social Media Volunteer

    Any other day, she is Gina Castellaw. Today at the NFT Neon 5K, she's NiFTy

  • by Cindy Wolff, Social Media Volunteer

    The three barbecue cooks are (left to right) Dave Hertlein, Josh Gwatney and Dan Colturi.

    The best thing about the word “waft” is that it usually means something smells so good it floats along the air and tickles your nose.

    At the Lights for Life Neon 5K, the aroma is from 45 pounds of pork shoulder waiting for the runners when they finish.

    It’s about 30 minutes until the race...

  • Patrick Taylor with his family

    by Cindy Wolff, Social Media Volunteer

    Photo: Patrick Taylor with his family, (left to right) his daughter, Charlotte, his wife Robin and youngest daughter, Mary Michael.

    Last year, Patrick Taylor didn’t run in the National Foundation for Transplants 5K, a reason that was anything but typical.  Seven weeks prior to the race, Taylor received a heart transplant.

    He’ll be back at this year’s 5k stronger and better....

  • 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...