• 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...

  • Patient Success Stories

    September 13, 2013
  • 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...

  • NFT's second annual Raise Hope Golf Classic is coming up October 7 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.

    Make a $25 donation and...

  • Friday, July 5, a 25-person team of gamers kicked of a Legend of Zelda marathon. Throughout the marathon, thousands of viewers watched the game's live stream, as they donated to NFT.

    In the end, the group raised more than $53,000! We were thrilled and honored to be a part of such a wonderful event, and everyone at NFT is appreciative of all the hard work by everyone over at Zeldathon.net.

    The group's co...

  • For 30 years, the National Foundation for Transplants has been raising hope and changing lives for transplant patients across the country. Since 1983, NFT's fundraising campaigns have generated nearly $65 million to assist patients during their transplant journey, and NFT assists more than 2,500 patients annually.

    Today we are proud to announce the launch of a sister organization, Raise Hope for Cancer. This endeavor allows...

  • This year, we were so excited to have three local schools participate in the Raise Hope With Rockey campaign! This was the third year that the Memphis Redbirds, and their mascot Rockey, hosted Organ Donor Awareness Night, and it was wonderful to add this campaign to the mix.

    Christian Brothers High School, Holy...

  • Kayla Gilbert

    At just 2 months old, Kayla Gilbert was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF). The illness severely damaged her lungs, and she received a double-lung transplant in 2008. Sadly, her new lungs went into rejection, and she found herself once again awaiting a double-lung transplant.

    When doctors first discovered her original...