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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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112,782

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

650,000

Americans facing end-stage renal disease

468,000

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.”

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Liver Recipient

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Your Gift Will Help Save Lives

When results matter, Americans turn to the National Foundation for Transplants when they need help raising funds to cover medical cost.  Since 1983, we’ve helped more than 2,300 patients receive a second chance at life. According to the NonProfit Times, 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.