• Happy new birthday to you! Great news for the patients listed below, who received lifesaving transplants last month.

  • Below is a piece from Charlotte Couchon, mother-in-law of NFT patient Bob Glynn. We're so appreciative that she was thoughtful enough to share this with us to show how much joy she has received from assisting in his fundraising campaign.

    Will you give me a donation? How do you respond to a question like this? Do you shake your head 'no'? Do you hesitate until you have more...

  • At just 6 weeks old, Vera Letendre Heuer, of Bowdoin, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF).

    In the mid-70s, she became the state of Connecticut’s poster child for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, which at that time was the official charity of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Vera’s...

  • On Monday, Oct. 7, we held our second annual Raise Hope Golf Classic, and it was an awesome day! The weather was perfect, and we had 22 teams of golfers there to support NFT. We raised more than $30,000, and we're already thinking of ways to make next year bigger and better. Thank you to everyone who participated in the big day!

    Check out some photos below, and be sure to visit our Facebook page...

  • Happy new birthday to you!

    The following NFT patients received lifesaving transplants last month:

  • Kimetra Barnes

    In 2006, Kimetra was diagnosed with lupus, which severely impacted her kidney function.

    Earlier this year, her kidneys began failing as a result of the disease, and doctors now say a kidney transplant is critical to her survival.

    Before her health began to decline, she enjoyed swimming, traveling, dancing, sewing, singing and making jewelry, but her activities are somewhat limited these days. Although she’s...

  • Patient Success Stories

    September 13, 2013
  • Denise Belk

    As a child, Denise was diagnosed with Wilson’s disease, a genetic disorder causing too much copper to accumulate in her liver. In 2012, after experiencing difficulties recovering from a routine surgery, doctors learned she had developed cirrhosis and was in liver failure. A liver transplant is essential to her survival.

    Although this has been a difficult...

  • August Transplant Birthdays

    September 4, 2013

    Happy new birthday to you! We're so happy for the patients who received their transplants last month, and we wish them all speedy recoveries!

  • If you are waiting for or have recently undergone an organ transplant surgery, it is likely that you have been out of work for some time. The resulting loss of income and lack of medical insurance can be financially devastating. Fortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) offers disability benefits to many individuals who cannot work due to injury or illness.

    If you or a loved one requires organ transplant surgery, Social Security Disability benefits can be used to offset...