• 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...

  • August Transplant Birthdays

    September 16, 2014

    Happy new birthday to the patients who received transplants last month!

  • Vance Cummings

    In 2009, Vance was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after having trouble sleeping and experiencing labored breathing.

    Doctors said a double-lung transplant was essential to his survival. Thankfully, he received his lifesaving transplant on August 7, 2014!

    While this journey has been challenging, Vance is extremely thankful for...

  • 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...

  • Happy new birthday to you! Everyone at NFT is thrilled for the patients who received transplants last month!

  • Christina Norman

    We're so excited to report that Christina received her transplant on July 20, 2014!

    At age 16, she was diagnosed with Wilson’s disease, an autosomal recessive genetic disorder that has severely damaged her liver. Doctors said a liver transplant was essential to her survival.

    Despite the challenges that have come along with her health issues, Christina is positive about her future and has always been determined to overcome this battle. Her young son is the light of her...

  • 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!