Living Donor Stories
Meet non-directed living donors as they share their journeys to give the Gift of Life.
Meet Michele who donated a kidney to her father and serves as a current 1+1=LIFE mentor.
Helen Drexler, our Board Member, shares the story of her son’s search for a living donor and how good oral health played a role in his kidney transplant.
Hear the story of an amazing couple. Ongisa is a recipient of our financial grant and her husband’s living kidney donor.
Hear how with support from American Transplant Foundation, Tracey donated a kidney to her brother, Chris.
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.
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 – Meet 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 a non-directed living kidney donor. View this news video in Spanish to learn more.
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.
Join us again as we ride to save the lives of Coloradans and have a GREAT time!
CBS4 Help Team Segments for Colorado Living Donor Day 2017 @AmericanTransplantFoundation
Watch how Team Transplant, the American Transplant Foundation’s charity athletic 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 of our Board Members and 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.