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Bounce Back Give Back – Patient Ambassador Webinar

April isn’t just Donate Life Month—for CKF, it’s also when nominations open for our annual Bounce Back Give Back Awards! CKF’s Bounce Back Give Back Awards are a way for us to highlight two organ transplant recipients who have not only bounced back from transplant, but are also giving back to the transplant community in exceptional ways.

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Ain’t No Party Like a West Coast Party…with CKF!

Written by CC Cunningham, blog writer and Program Coordinator for the Chris Klug Foundation. …’cause a West Coast [CKF] party don’t stop! And what a party it was! On September 19th, as part of our Patient Ambassador Program, sponsored by Astellas, the Chris Klug Foundation traveled to sunny San Diego,

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Brady and Belichick are NOT Organ Donors

While a freshman in high school I was diagnosed with Polycystic kidney Disease. By my early 30s each kidney had grown to the size of footballs creating a distended abdomen. With all my internal organs pushed and squeezed I began to get sicker feeling like morning sickness. I was vomiting

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Qualifying for Disability Benefits After an Organ Transplant

If you have received a transplant, or are on the donor waitlist, you may be eligible for assistance. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers financial resources for people who have an illness severe to keep them from earning a gainful income. There is good news: you may not know that

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Today Is The 11th Anniversary Of My First Transplant

Jackson has been through so much in his short life and, at only 12 years old, he is an inspiration to everyone he meets. When he was 1 year old, Jackson developed acute fulminant liver failure and was transported to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta where he was placed at the

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