• Keena Jones had many labels--daughter, sister, aunt best friend and cancer survivor just to name a few.

    While Keena was thrilled to beat breast cancer in 2011, her triumph turned to worry years later when she learned the chemotherapy that had saved her life had also caused acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

    Doctors said a bone marrow transplant was necessary, and thankfully her father, Fred, was a perfect donor...

  • Another Way to Help NFT

    September 18, 2014

    Does your workplace participate in the annual Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) giving campaign? Pledges made by Federal civilian, postal and military donors during the CFC campaign season (September 1 to December 15) support eligible nonprofit organizations like NFT that provide health and human service benefits throughout the world.

    You can help by pledging your gift to the National Foundation for Transplants...

  • NFT's third annual Raise Hope Golf Classic is coming up Monday, October 6 at Windyke Country Club in Memphis. You can be a part of this special day even if you don't live nearby!

    Honor your transplant friend or loved one by sponsoring a tribute sign and balloon launch in their honor/memory. A special sign will display your personal message, and a balloon will carry your loved one’s name during the celebratory launch.

    ...

  • Do you shop at Kroger? If so, you can donate to NFT while shopping for groceries by enrolling in the Community Rewards program! Have your Kroger Plus card handy, then visit KrogerCommunityRewards.com to select NFT (# 17477) as your charity...

  • Thank you to everyone who voted for NFT in First Tennessee's 150 Days of Giving campaign!

    To celebrate its 150th anniversary, the bank's foundation decided to give away $5,000 each day to deserving nonprofits for 150 days. More than 1,000 charities were in the running, and we are so appreciative and honored to have been selected as one of the 150 winners!

    We couldn't have done it without the support of so many people passionate about our mission to help transplant...

  • A big thank you to our Raise Hope Golf Classic sponsor!

  • Larry was transplanted on Thanksgiving Day.

    While we are all grateful for this gift, we would like everyone to know that throughout our journey we have always prayed for families of donors everywhere. The fact of this type of transplant is that someone dies, and someone lives. We have had family talks and provided information to friends and shared our feelings on organ donation with others. Little did we know that...

  • Giving Tuesday

    You've heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But have you heard of #GivingTuesday?

    #GivingTuesday is a national day of giving that occurs on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. NFT is proud to be one of nearly 8,000 non-profits participating in this year's #GivingTuesday event on Tuesday, December 3.

    Here's how you can be a part of NFT's...

  • For the past nine years, it has been my pleasure to lead and serve the National Foundation for Transplants. The foundation has accomplished many milestones along the way, and it is poised for a terrific future.

    Recently, I accepted a new professional challenge and have been named the new CEO of the PKD Foundation headquartered in Kansas City, MO. Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) affects more than 600,000 Americans, and many NFT patients have a PKD diagnosis.

    In my new role, I...