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110,000+ PEOPLE ARE WAITING FOR AN ORGAN TRANSPLANT

Help the Chris Klug Foundation save lives

OUR WORK

Our mission is to inspire and educate young adults to increase registration for organ and tissue donation.
Through our programs we reach tens of thousands of young people each year, equipping them with facts about organ donation so they can make educated decisions.

 

Our vision is to eliminate the wait for transplantation.

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INSPIRE

The Chris Klug Foundation seeks to inspire people to register to be organ donors and to give inspiration and hope to those who are on the waitlist or have already received a transplant.

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EDUCATE

The Chris Klug Foundation educates people across the United States with our free online curriculum that equips people with the facts of organ, eye and tissue donation.

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REGISTER

The Chris Klug Foundation has the capacity to quickly register people to the national donor database, with a new scan app, at events and through digital marketing.

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Nationwide Events

1000+

Donors Registered Annually

100,000+

Educated Annually

100+

Volunteers

DID YOU KNOW?

58%

People Are Registered Organ Donors Nationwide

36,528

People Received Organ Transplants in 2018

112,000+

People Currently Waiting for Organ Transplant

84

Lives Saved Per Day from Organ Transplants

DONOR STORIES

Check out our Donor Stories submitted by people touched by transplantation

High Schooler Takes on Organ Donation Advocacy

Aryana Motlagh is a high school student and CKF volunteer from Miami, FL. Aryana’s father was recently put on the transplant waitlist for a kidney transplant. CKF Program Manager, CC Cunningham, interviewed Aryana to discuss her dad’s situation and how it’s inspired her to take on advocacy work in the

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Creating a Wave by Throwing a Stone

Susan Barton is an altruistic living kidney donor, who donated one of her kidneys to a stranger through paired exchange last year. This “kidney swap” that she was a part of saved two lives in one day. Written by Susan Barton; edited for publication by CC Cunningham, CKF Program Manager.

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More Than Blood-Related: Brother Donates Kidney to Younger Brother

Eusebio “E.J.” Tamez is a living kidney donor to his brother, Luis. CKF Program Manager, CC Cunningham, recently set up a virtual chat with E.J. to interview him and learn more about his living organ donation journey alongside his younger brother. Transcribed and edited for written publication by CC Cunningham.

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