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On the Run in New York City

CKF has returned from our trip to the East Coast this past weekend and it still feels like we’re running on marathon adrenaline and sidewalk vendor hot dogs! On Friday, we kicked off the exciting weekend by visiting Mount Sinai Hospital as part of our nationwide Patient Ambassador Tour, sponsored

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Running for a Cause: PSC & Liver Transplant Awareness

Jay Bernheisel is a liver transplant recipient and one of ten runners on the Chris Klug Foundation’s 2019 TCS New York City Marathon team. He will also be accompanying and speaking on behalf of CKF as they travel to Mount Sinai Hospital and the New Jersey Sharing Network headquarters during

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From MELD to Marathons

Maksim is one of nine individuals who will be running on the Chris Klug Foundation’s charity team in the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 4th. “They must have mixed up the lab results,” said Annabella, reading the letter that had just come in the mail. A

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Transplant Games or Bust!

CC Cunningham is the Program Coordinator for the Chris Klug Foundation. Earlier this month, the Chris Klug Foundation hit the road to attend the 2018 Transplant Games of America, a biannual, Olympics-style sporting event for individuals whose lives have been touched in some way by organ donation. Organized and sponsored

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Meet-N-Greet: Dan Palmer

Dan Palmer received a liver transplant and it gave him a second chance at life. We met Dan at the Transplant Games in Cleveland, Ohio. Dan has always had a deep passion for music and he was in charge of the Lyrics For Life at the Transplant Games. He finds

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Meet-N-Greet: Brittney Moreno

Brittney Moreno was three months old when she received a life-saving transplant. She was given a second chance at life at a very young age. Luckily, she did not have any rejections or complications with her transplant. Now at the age of twenty-five, she is still living an amazing life and

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Transplant Games of America continue to inspire…

From June 10–15, the Donate Life Transplant Games of America (TGA), a multisport, festival style event dedicated to raising awareness about eye, tissue and organ transplant, took place in Cleveland, Ohio, with a record-breaking 6,000 attendees. Recognizing the entire transplant community, from donors to receivers to healthcare providers, the TGA’s

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