Second Chance Saturday

Meet NFT newest transplant patients.  We look forward to serving them, their transplant center, medical professionals, family and friends.

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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Living Donor? We can help!

Are you eligible to be a Living Donor for a transplant candidate but worried about the cost related to the medical procedure or lost wages?  The National Foundation for Transplants may be able to assist you.  Let’s talk. 

Thank You Momentum Nonprofit Partners

“No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.” – H.E. Luccock

Thank you Momentum Nonprofit Partners for including us!  Your generosity strengthens our work and the efforts of all laboring for the common good.

Lifeline Relief Fund

You can help us help the most vulnerable population. Since 1983, the National Foundation for Transplants has helped remove financial barriers for transplant patients who could not afford the necessary life-saving treatment. Today, they need our help more than ever.

109,000
patients on the transplant waiting list, of which 95% need a kidney or liver

747,000
Americans facing end-stage renal disease

524,000
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.

PATIENT SERVICES

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.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

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.

TRANSPLANT PARTNERSHIPS

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.

MY SECOND CHANCE

“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.”

Bette
Liver Recipient

The
Second
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Inspirational Stories and News

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2020 Transplants: A Year In Review

2020 was a challenging year for everyone, particularly those who are immunocompromised like the transplant patients served by the National Foundation for Transplants.  Thanks to organ donors, transplant centers, and the generosity of supporters, . Over 190 NFT...

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All We Want is for Poppy to Come Home for the Holidays

It’s been well over a week now since Poppy left home.  I’m Poppy’s wife, Julie, and Poppy’s real name is Nick Monaco.  On Friday, December 11th around 1:00 pm, Poppy and I had just finished with lunch when the call came from the hospital. The day started off as not a...

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