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National Foundation for Transplants, Inc.

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Health, Health (General & Financing), Health Support, Organ & Tissue Banks

Mission: NFT assists those needing a transplant to create a future with hope. For nearly 25 years, patients needing transplants, as well as transplant recipients, have turned to NFT when insurance does not meet their medical needs. We've helped thousands with hospital and doctor bills, prescriptions and essential treatment they otherwise could not afford.

Programs: National foundation for transplants (nft) helps patients receive lifesaving treatment, medications and long-term care that they otherwise could not afford. Nft assisted more than 1700 patients with financial support, mobilized 328 new community fundraising campaigns, and counseled and shared resource materials with more than 1240 organ and tissue transplant patients and their families. Nft provided advocacy, fundraising expertise, support services and grants to organ and tissue transplant patients in all 50 states.

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters


Client Served

Rating: 5

My community decided to use NFT as the coordinator for my fundraising campaign, in 2006. NFT guided this group through a vast number of organizational and reporting task, with great compassion and effectiveness. Once the funds were solicited, and received; NFT kept us completely informed of the monies collected, and spent. They worked with us on a monthly basis (or more often, if required), to disperse the money that we were in need of - using clearly specified guidelines. My family and I are grateful for their professionalism and success.

Review from Guidestar



Rating: 5

In December 2009 my daughter was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. After seven rounds of chemo therapy, she was not improving and was referred to the City of Hope for a bone marrow transplant. The transplant took and my daughter is now in remission, however the cost of the transplant, pre-transplant chemo and radiation, follow up doctor's visits, and over 35 different medications, along with the previous four hospital stays and chemo treatments was astronomical. NFT assisted us with ways to raise money to pay out of pocket expenses, co-pays, medications not covered by insurance, and transportation and housing. NFT assisted us every step of the way, but supplying a tax free format for donations to be submitted and managed. They also provide hundreds of ideas on campaigns to raise money, and assist with the banners, provide preformatted letters to buisnesses, and private parties, and are their to encourage you along the way. In only five months my team of volunteers has raised over $30,000 to assist my daughter in paying her medical and pharmacy bills.

Review from Guidestar