Living Donor Stories


Meet altruistic living donors as they share their journies to give the Gift of Life.



Meet a lovely couple who was the donor and recipient of a kidney.



Listen as Pastor Baca explains why his decision to donate was easy because it meant saving a life.



Hear our friend, Keith’s story about receiving the timeless Gift of Life from an unlikely angel – his stepson, Johnny!



Hear how Ernesto, a Guatemalan immigrant, chose to become a living kidney donor for his sister, Sandra. The love of a brother, the life of a sister.


Mentorship Stories


At the inaugural Transplant Hero Awards, the American Transplant Foundation honored four living organ donors who have given selflessly and anonymously so that another can live a full and abundant life – Kaye Basedow, Russ Cupps, Adam Leventhal and Cara Yesawich



One of our TLC Members and Mentors was featured on the news for his story as an altruistic living kidney donor. View this news video in Spanish to learn more.


ATF Stories


At the inaugural Transplant Hero Awards, the American Transplant Foundation was pleased to present Steven and Gregg Farber with the Transplant Hero Award for their outstanding impact in the transplant community.



Learn how you can help those awaiting a transplant through the American Transplant Foundation’s young professionals group, the Transplant Leadership Council.



Learn how the American Transplant Foundation is saving lives and how you can join the cause!



Watch how Team Transplant, the American Transplant Foundation’s charity cycling team, is making a lifesaving impact in its efforts to raise awareness around organ donation! Join us as we cycle and run!



At the inaugural Transplant Hero Awards, the American Transplant Foundation presented the Patient Advocate Award to two outstanding medical professionals, Dr. Laurence Chan and Dr. Igal Kam.



Hear how some of our Transplant Angels became the amazing people that they are today.