ADVOCATING FOR LIVING KIDNEY DONORS

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OUR MISSION

We at NKDO educate prospective living kidney donors to donate as safely and effectively as possible.

We are devoted to helping end the kidney crisis in this country.

BY THE NUMBERS

2X

Living donor kidneys last nearly twice as long as a deceased donor kidney

25,290

Received kidneys in 2021

13

People die daily waiting for a kidney

102,950

People currently waiting a kidney

MEET NED BROOKS

What Makes A Person Decide To Donate A Kidney?

IN THE NEWS

National Kidney Donation Organization announces the appointment of Matthew Cavanaugh as incoming President

> READ MORE AT DIGITAL JOURNAL

National Kidney Donation Organization Supports Living Donor Employees

> READ MORE AT DIGITAL JOURNAL

Kidney donors climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness about living organ donation

> READ MORE AT GMA

KIDNEY VOUCHER PROGRAM

The National Kidney Registry’s (NKR) Voucher program allows donors to donate their kidney many years before their intended recipient may need a kidney. Some Voucher donors have donated 20+ years before their intended recipient is expected to need a transplant with the hope that their intended recipient will never need a transplant. The Voucher program is a subset of the NKR Advanced Donation Program which began in 2011.

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