www.transplantliving.org – Transplant Living is a project of theUnited Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), a nonprofit organization that maintains the national Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN).
www.srtr.org – Scientific registry of transplant recipients (SRTR) publishes updated reports every six months on activities at each transplant center and organ procurement organization in the United States. Reports include statistics about organ donation and recovery, waitlist activity such as transplant rate, post-transplant outcomes and graft and patient survival.
www.paireddonation.org – Kidney paired donation matches one incompatible donor/recipient pair to another pair with a complementary incompatibility. In other words, the two pairs swap kidneys. In New York State Kaleida Health is a participating partner. Call Buffalo General Hospital to find out more information.
www.matchingdonors.com – Original website matching donors to recipients on a National Level. Fee charged to post a profile, however, will waive the fee if need-based.
www.lodap.com – Living Organ Donor Advocate Programanswers all questions regarding being a living donor. LODAP believes every Living Organ Donor should be supported in their physical, emotional, psychological, financial and spiritual needs.
www.livingdonorsonline.org – We seek to be the preeminent online community for living donors, potential donors, their families, and medical professionals. The goals are to educate, support, and advocate for living organ donors.
The American Kidney Fund is our nation’s #1 source of direct financial assistance to kidney patients, and is a leader in providing education to those with and at risk for kidney disease.
-Providing financial assistance to those who want to donate an organ, priority is given to individuals not otherwise able to afford the travel and subsistence expenses associated with living organ donation.
For Donors – Learn if you are eligible for reimbursement of travel and subsistence expenses toward donating an organ to an eligible transplant candidate.
www.transplants.org – Organ and bone marrow transplant patients nationwide turn to National Foundation for Transplants when they need help in paying for transplant costs not covered by insurance. NFT provides support, advocacy and financial assistance to transplant candidates and recipients nationwide.
www.carepages.com – Offers a free service that creates personalized home pages to help patients and their support network communicate. Create your page then give your family and friends your personal password so you can share news and receive support and encouragement.