Close to 120,000 Americans are on the transplant waiting list — and nearly 100,000 of them are waiting for a kidney. Every ten minutes, someone is added to the national transplant waiting list, and on average, 22 people die each day while waiting for a transplant. Learn more about being an organ, eye and tissue donor and read about the experiences of kidney patients who have been fortunate enough to receive transplants.
Learn about kidney transplants
A kidney transplant is a surgery to give you a healthy kidney from someone else’s body. Learn more.
Sign up to be an organ donor
More than 100,000 people are on the waiting list for a kidney transplant. Register to be a donor!
7 truths about organ donation
There are many inaccuracies and misconceptions about organ donation. Get the facts about becoming an organ donor.
Webinar: Paired kidney exchanges
Watch our webinar and learn about paired kidney exchanges and opportunities for kidney transplant in minority patients.
The gift of life: giving a kidney to a stranger
Stephanie Holladay of Portland, Oregon, gave her kidney to Scott Warren on May 9, 2016 and both patients are recovering well. Read her story.
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