State Bill Would Give Living Organ Donors Paid Time Off

In Colorado, 2,433 people are waiting for an organ transplant. Of those, 1,792 need a kidney, an organ that can be donated by a living person. Now, state lawmakers are considering a bill to make living donations a little easier called the Colorado…
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Colorado Living Donor Support Act

Last year, more Coloradans died or became too sick to remain on the transplant wait list than the number of Coloradans who died as a result of homicide. Help us support living donors by making the process less of a burden. Sign the petition…

Denver Teacher’s Life Saved By a Living Kidney Donor

As a teacher, giving comes easy. Even when the student taking it in isn’t exactly eager to receive. “Yeah, I’ve never been a big history fan,” said sophomore Ben Patten at the Denver Academy. Yet somehow, Andy Klaus Corritore…

Saint Francis Kidney Transplant Program Clinical Social Worker Receives National Award

Katie Peoples, Saint Francis Kidney Transplant Program Clinical Social Worker, was honored at our 2016 Transplant Hero Awards Gala. June 11, 2016, marked the 10th anniversary of the American Transplant Foundation (ATF), which was celebrated…

New mother receives kidney from stranger – Colorado Living Donor Day

DENVER – The wait was short compared to most for Molly Wright, who made it off Colorado’s organ transplant waiting list when a stranger volunteered to donate a kidney. “She said that her faith brought her there, and she talked to…

Nanny Saves Child’s Life

American Transplant Foundation’s Executive Director, Anastasia Darwish, is interviewed for this article produced by Yahoo Beauty. Kiersten Miles and Baby Talia, who she savedYes, there are still incredibly giving people in the world. A…

Transplant Wait Times Longer in Colorado than Surrounding States

The importance of American Transplant Foundation’s mission to maximize living donation to save lives is outlined in the below article published by CBS Denver. Transplant wait times in Colorado and surrounding states. (Credit: CBS) Please…

Please Give Me Your Kidney: How to Crowdsource for an Organ

American Transplant Foundation's Executive Director, Anastasia Darwish, is interviewed for this article produced by USNews.com When Liza Mason retired from her busy career in the restaurant business at age 60, the Denver resident didn't…

American Transplant Foundation Gala raises $522,000

An 11-year-old Highlands Ranch girl who was born with bilary atresia and spent the first seven months of her life in and out of Children’s Hospital Colorado before receiving a liver transplant is the recipient of the American Transplant Foundation’s…

American Transplant Foundation Hero Awards

It isn’t every day that The Fray plays some songs and gives some personal messages in the middle of a fundraiser.   But then again, it’s not every day that someone decides to donate a kidney to someone they don’t even know.   To…

Denver attorney Steve Farber celebrates 10 years and 480 lives saved by his foundation

It’s been 13 years since Denver attorney Steve Farber got the news that he would need a kidney transplant, but he recalls it like it was yesterday.   “I went to the doctor. The doctor gave me a physical. He called me up and said, ‘I…

Team Transplant is key part of Subaru Elephant Rock!

For the last seven years, the American Transplant Foundation and its team of enthusiastic cyclists have plied the courses of the Subaru Elephant Rock Cycling Festival around Castle Rock to raise money in support of their efforts to save lives…