• Moksha Colotelo

    Moksha has experienced breathing difficulties related to allergies and asthma since childhood. In her early 30s, she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), mainly bronchiectasis, but doctors don’t know why she developed the condition. Testing has also shown that she suffers from other lung disorders including evidence of fibrosis and sarcoidosis. A double-lung transplant is...

  • Our inaugural Raise Hope Golf Classic was a huge success, and everyone had a wonderful time!

    The weather was perfect, the golfers were excited, and we couldn't have asked for a better event.

    Thank you to the sponosors, donors, golfers and volunteers who made this event happen. We couldn't have done it without you!

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  • Sabrina Yoder

    In 2004, Sabrina went to the hospital because she thought she was having a heart attack.   

    However, multiple tests revealed she was suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Over the years, her illness has worsened, and doctors now say a double-lung transplant is essential to her survival. Sadly, Sabrina understands the effects...

  • Below is a list of NFT patients who received transplants last month. We're so excited for them, and we hope they're all doing well during recovery!

  • The 8th Annual Chili Cook-off at Earlyhouse will be held Saturday, October 27, from noon to 5 p.m. in Louisa, Va.

    Enthusiastic chili teams from all over Virginia and beyond have signed up to vie for the bragging rights to best Chili in Louisa. Great chili, great music, competitions and fun is the order of the day.

    Chili fans will enjoy a beautiful autumn day, great food, and live music on the Earlyhouse stage. The classic rockers, Rockslide, will perform, as well as Four Track...

  • NFT Patient of the Month 2012-10-15 11:09

    Noah is facing a health battle most of us can’t even imagine, and he’s only 9 years old.

    Young Noah was recently diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, and both his mother and grandpa have been afflicted with similar conditions. Doctors say a heart transplant is critical to his survival.

    Like any little boy his age, Noah just wants to feel better and...

  • Happy New Birthday!

    October 5, 2012

    Happy new birthday you! The following NFT patients received transplants last month! We're thrilled for all of you and wish you the best in your recoveries.

  • 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 golf cart and balloon launch in their honor/memory. A golf cart will display a sign with your personal message, and a balloon will carry your loved one’s name during the celebratory launch.

    Make a $25 donation and...

  • Happy New Birthday to You!

    September 13, 2012

    We're thrilled for the NFT patients who received lifesaving transplants last month, and we wish them all speedy recoveries!

  • Steve Terrebonne

    Earlier this year, while driving, Steve suddenly felt like an elephant was sitting on his chest.

    He pulled over and called a friend for help, then called 911 and was rushed to the hospital. Steve was shocked to learn he had suffered a heart attack—so severe it’s often called “the widow maker”—and had 99% blockage in his heart. Until that day, he had never experience a single...