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The National Kidney Foundation (NKF), leader in patient education and support, is developing new ways to support living organ donors, potential donors, healthcare professionals, family and friends. Through educational and supportive resources, consensus conferences with medical professionals and legislative initiatives, the NKF works to represent living donor views on:
The NKF also serves as a communication link among living donors and between donors and the transplant community. Everyone interested in these issues is welcome to join our email list to receive periodic updates about new resources and public policy initiatives.
The mission of the Living Donor Council is:
The National Kidney Foundation's Living Donor Council (LDC) Executive Committee is comprised of both living donors and professionals and is responsible for assisting NKF in identifying unmet needs for living kidney donors and those considering donation, developing programs and resources to meet those needs, and being advocates for donors and potential donors. The Executive Committee members will assist NKF in making the END THE WAIT recommendations a reality, assessing ways to address medical, financial, insurance, employment, education, support, psychosocial and public policy issues related to living donation.