2008 Colorado Colfax Marathon

On Sunday, May 18th, 25 runners and 18 volunteers represented the American Transplant Foundation as a Charity Partner in the 2008 Colorado Colfax Marathon. These 25 runners, including kidney recipient Keith Ashby and liver recipient Mike Benschneider,…

Vail Symposium Forum on Transplant Tourism

On March 11, 2008, the Vail Symposium hosted the American Transplant Foundation with special guests, Doctors Christoph Broelsch and Igal Kam, for a special forum on transplant tourism. Transplant tourism is cross-border travel by any participant…

2008 Denver Diabetes Expo

On March 1, 2008, the American Transplant Foundation shared a booth with Donor Alliance at the Diabetes EXPO to raise awareness about diabetes and its link to transplantation. Diabetes affects more than 20.8 million children and adults in the…

American Transplant Foundation announces $1 million endowment to fund transplant program at UCH

On September 29, 2007, the Foundation announced its gift of $1 million for the Igal Kam Endowment for a Chair of Transplant Surgery at the University of Colorado Hospital.  Presented during the ribbon cutting ceremony of the newly constructed,…

Ride of Your Life Premier

In April 2007, the Foundation hosted the premier showing of the documentary film, Ride of Your Life, about the transplant journey of Olympic Medallist and American Transplant Foundation board member, Chris Klug.  Held at the historic Paramount…

Colfax Marathon

The Foundation had a booth at the second annual Colfax Marathon held in May 2007, to promote one of our key messages—that both living donors and transplant recipients can lead healthy, active lifestyles. The start line of the 2007 Colfax…

Aspen Institute Health Forum

The American Transplant Foundation was a Forum Partner at the Aspen Institute’s inaugural Health Forum from October 3-6, 2007.  The Institute hosted more than 100 thought leaders in medical science and health policy including Nobel Prize…

Nordstrom Gala

On October 17, 2007, the American Transplant Foundation was honored to be a beneficiary of the Nordstrom Cherry Creek Grand Opening Gala. Dubbed the “event of the year” by local media, over 2100 guest enjoyed the fully catered event complete…

Aspen Summit for Life 2007

The second annual Summit for Life race, held on December 2, 2007, was a wonderful success. Participants raced 3,267 vertical feet over a 2.5 mile course on snowshoes or cross-country skis to a party at the summit with live entertainment, delicious…

Rockin’ Rhythm For Life

Rockin’ Rhythm For Life was a huge success, with the magic of Earth Wind & Fire and Chris Botti on August 28th at the City Lights Pavilion. Surf, Sizzle and Stars created quite a buzz with the community. This dinner event, hosted…

Aspen Summit For Life

The first annual Aspen Summit For Life was a huge success. Click here to learn more about the event.