• 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!

  • It's been a busy summer for our patients! We're so excited for the NFT patients who have recently received lifesaving transplants.

  • Roger Mims

    In 2008, at the age of 36, Roger was rushed to the hospital, and he later awoke in the critical care unit, connected to a machine with his mother Linda praying at his side.

    She explained he was suffering from end-stage renal disease due to hypertension. His kidneys had failed. Doctors say a kidney transplant is necessary.

    Family is important to Roger; he...

  • Happy new birthday to you! We're thrilled for the NFT patients who received transplants last month!

  • Aleah Sanders

    Aleah has been ill since birth, and she was diagnosed with a life-threatening liver disease in 2012 at age 4. Now, doctors say a liver transplant is essential to her survival.

    This has certainly been a difficult time for Aleah’s family, as her parents can’t help but worry about her health, and it’s hard for her siblings to understand why she...

  • Congratulations to our patients who received lifesaving transplants last month! Happy new birthday to all of you!

  • Joy Williams

    Joy Love Williams is fighting for her life.

    Until November of 2011, she was in good shape and healthy in her working environment. However, she then began feeling ill, frequently experiencing pneumonia and respiratory infections and making many visits to the hospital; she was diagnosed with interstitial lung disease (sarcoidosis)...

  • Congratulations to the patients who received transplants in December, January and February! We wish you all the speediest of recoveries.


  • NFT Patient of the Month 2014-03-10 11:19

    In 2012, Jim was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and in his case, there is no known cause of the condition.

    Doctors say a double-lung transplant is essential to his survival.

    During this difficult time, Jim is grateful for his wife, Amy Jo, who is by his side every step of the way, as well as their family and friends. He looks forward to the transplant that will allow him to once again have...