The National Kidney Foundation determined that FIFTY people can be helped when just one person signs up to become a potential organ or tissue donor.

There will come a time in your life when you’ll have organs and tissues to spare, and now’s the time to commit that you’re willing to give someone a gift he or she can really use. The Gift of Life.

The U.S. Transplant Games is an Olympic-style event for those with life-saving organ transplants of every type --kidney, liver, heart, lung, pancreas and bone marrow. More than 1,500 transplant athletes from all over the U.S. compete in 13 sports in the biennial event, showcasing the success of transplantation and encouraging organ donation.

1. Expanding Patient Services and Community Resources

2. Supporting Research and Research Training

3. Continuing Education of Health Care Professionals

4. Educating the Public

5. Shaping Health Policy