• 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • #GivingTuesday

    December 2, 2014

    Today is #GivingTuesday. It's your chance to give hope, give joy and give back to transplant patients during this holiday season. Show your support for the National Foundation for Transplants on this day of giving!

     

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  • Pei Wei Asian Diner

    November 11, 2014
    Pei Wei

    By dining at the Midtown Pei Wei (1680 Union Ave. #109 in Memphis, TN) on Tuesday, November 11 between 5 and 9 p.m., you can support our work to help transplant patients in need.

    During this time frame, NFT will receive 20% of the proceeds from customers who present the flyer seen below (either digitally or printed). Dine in or carry out and support NFT!

  • Dancing Queen

    October 14, 2014

    Karen Ettinger and her twin brother, Kevin, share a special bond, and they went through every step of Karen's transplant journey together.

    Kevin spent his career in the fashion industry as a designer specializing in wedding dresses. Throughout the years, he has amassed an impressive collection of antique wedding dresses, and Kevin and his partner, Dave,...