Team Alleghenies Transplant

Organ Donation Resources

Resources both local and national to provide you with information and assistance.


Some of these are local groups and organizations you can reach out to for volunteer opportunities, advice and ​​camaraderie with members of the local transplant community. Some are national organizations that are spread across the country, helping thousands of people.



National Resources

Local Resources

​​​​Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation

Striving to promote research, education, support and awareness for those suffering from Polycystic Kidney Disease

​​​​American Liver Association

Advocating education, research and treatment for liver disease throughout the US​

​​​​United Network for Organ Sharing

The private, non-profit organization that is responsible for coordinating the US's organ and tissue transplant system​​​​​​​​​​​​

​​​​American Heart Association

The country's oldest and largest organization dedicated to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke

​​​​American Lung Association

Working towards providing information and resources to educate the public on lung health and prevent lung disease.

​​​​American Diabetes Association

​​Fund research, provide services and information all related to the treatment and management of Type 1 and 2 diabetes.

​​​​Transplant Recipient International Organization

Non- profit committed to improving the quality of life of transplant candidates, recipients, their families and the families of organ and tissue donors.​​

​​​​National Kidney Foundation

Dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease​

​​​​Western PA Kidney Support Group

​​Kidney transplant recipients and patients helping one another learn more about kidney disease and offering support

​​​​International Transplant Nurses Society

Promoting excellence in transplant nursing through
​education and research​

Pittsburgh Chapter of PKD

Local chapter of the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation. Local volunteering & outreach programs, support those suffering from PKD

​​​​Western PA Liver Foundation

Advocating education, support and research concerning
​liver diseases​

​​​​Heart Transplant Support Group

Group meets monthly, join for fellowship with other local heart transplant recipients. See calendar for meeting dates.

​​​​Center for Organ Recovery and Education

Our regional OPO
CORE ​covers Western PA, West Virginia
and Chemung County NY

​​​​Transplant Recipient International Organization
​Non- profit committed to improving the quality of life of transplant candidates, recipients, their families and the families of organ and tissue donors.​​

​​​​Community Liver Alliance

The Community Liver Alliance’s goal is to provide education and support for those suffering from liver disease​