Second Chances Begin Here

If you’re in need of an organ transplant, you’ve come to the right place. If you’re a family member of a transplant patient, we’re glad you’re here. If you’re a referring medical professional, we can help.

At NFT, we assist you in acquiring the educational, financial and long-term support you need. If you are a patient, please refer to the “Get Help” page.

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2020 Lights for Life Neon 5k -- Postponed

The Lights for Life Neon 5K scheduled for Friday, April 3rd has been postponed due to Shelby County COVID-19 protocol. We are unsure of the new date, but will notify you once a new date has been set.

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patients on the transplant waiting list, of which 95% need a kidney or liver

Americans facing end-stage renal disease

Americans on dialysis

We’re here to help ensure nothing stands in the way of you and a second chance.

We support patients in all 50 states and all inhabited U.S. territories.

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Help is what we do

There are three key areas that highlight the many ways we help patients and their families navigate the organ transplant journey.


Education, collaboration and person-to-person support are key to navigating the transplant journey successfully. We’ve helped thousands of people, and we’re here to help you.


Affording a transplant (and its pre- and post-op expenses) is challenging – even with the best insurance. We help patients and their families fill the financial gaps.


We have highly productive, time-tested relationships with the nation’s top transplant centers. Together, we work to ensure every patient has access to financial resources.


“NFT took a great deal of stress off my family and me, so I could focus on healing. I was given a second chance to raise my son and to be around for many years to come.”

Liver Recipient


Inspirational Stories and News

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Resources | Lam and Gragossian Article

Resources: 1 World Health Organization 2 Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center 3 Centers for Disease Control and...

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Transplant Patients: A Vulnerable Population in COVID-19

Dr. Lilian Lam is a microbiologist, and received her transplant amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Alin Gragossian received her transplant just over a year ago, and is an emergency medicine resident at the frontlines in the fight against the outbreak.We are currently...

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For all of our success, there are more patients every year who need our help. Help us fulfill our mission.