Partners of the American Transplant Foundation
The American Transplant Foundation works collaboratively with several organ donation groups to reach common goals and to promote training, education and better policy. Some of the partners include:
The Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Transplant Center encompasses leading transplant surgical services for kidney and liver disease. The Kidney Transplant program has been in place for nearly 30 years and at the end of 2015 had performed more than 1,500 transplants. The Liver Transplant program, launched in 2015, has the most experienced team of surgeons, hepatologists, and other transplant specialists in the Rocky Mountain Region. For more information visit www.pslmc.org.
The American Transplant Foundation is a proud member of the Coalition to Promote Living Kidney Donation, a coalition made up of 15 transplant organizations around the country. Together we strive to create positive change in the world of livig organ donation; our efforts include but are not limited to legislative initiatives, educational projects, and grants. For the full list of members, click here.
The University of Colorado Hospital located in Aurora, Colorado, is the region’s leading specialty care and referral center. It is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, one of three campuses comprising the University of Colorado system. For almost two decades, the University of Colorado Hospital’s Multi-Organ Transplant Program has been performing heart, kidney, kidney/pancreas, liver, lung and heart/lung transplants to save lives. Today, the program is among the five largest in the country and is one of the only programs of its kind in the Rocky Mountain region. The Hospital’s team is known internationally for providing the finest transplant care and maintaining some of the highest outcome records in the nation. For more information visit www.uch.edu.
Donor Alliance is the federally designated non-profit organ procurement organization serving Colorado and Wyoming. As a recognized leader in facilitating the donation and recovery of transplantable organs and tissues, Donor Alliance’s primary objectives are to save and enhance the lives of others. To achieve these objectives, Donor Alliance employs an effective family approach and recovery programs in over 100 hospitals, and increases the awareness of the need for organ and tissue donation through public awareness and education campaigns in its service area. Visit us at www.DonorAlliance.org.
The Chris Klug Foundation‘s mission is to “Promote lifesaving donation and improve quality of life for donors, donor families, organ transplant candidates and recipients.” The need for donors is so great, as thousands of people are waiting for the life-saving and life-enhancing gift of donation. Together, let’s eliminate “The Wait.” Share your decision with your family! CKF is working hard to share the message of donation, and the impact a single person can have for so many. We are also focused on assisting donors, donor families, recipients and their families as they prepare and recover.
Visit us at www.ChrisKlugFoundation.org.
The National Kidney Foundation of Colorado, Montana & Wyoming is one of 49 affiliates in the United States. Our mission is to improve the well being of individuals affected by kidney disease, support those who are considering or have received kidney transplants, and increase awareness about the importance of organ donation and transplantation.
Visit us at: www.kidneycimw.org.
The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Founded in 1940, our mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. For more information visit www.diabetes.org.
The American Living Organ Donor Foundation (ALODF) is an organization dedicated to serving American living organ donors. ALODF helps by serving as a source for information, providing resources by state to assist living donors, creating an online support group, generating a network of in-person mentors, and awarding financial assistance to reduce the burden to living donors. Our one and only goal is to help American living organ donors so it is easier for them to save the lives of fellow Americans. We would like to see a world where the decision whether or not to help save a fellow American by being a living organ donor isn’t a financial decision. For more information, please visit www.helplivingdonorssavelives.org.
University of California San Diego Health Center for Transplantation
Mount Sinai Hospital – Recanati/Miller Transplant Institute
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Montefiore Medical Center
Mayo Clinic Rochester Transplant Center