Reverend David Cobb
He shares these words with others: “Today I am able to pastor like I want to pastor. I am able to be there for my members. I am able to do the things that I really want to do because someone thought enough to sign up to become an organ donor.” LEARN MORE.
The need for a transplant is a life-altering occurrence. There are hundreds of questions and concerns, and what will life be like after transplant? Can I correspond with my donor family? Is there a transplant recipient support group?
Many resources are available for those who are in need of or who have had an organ transplant. Whether you are seeking information about living organ donation or financial assistance, interested in volunteering, or want to learn more about the Transplant Games of America, Lifebanc has gathered the following resource that may prove to be helpful with the transplant journey.
Help Hope Live (formerly the National Transplant Assistance Fund)
Help Hope Live is a private, nonprofit, charitable group dedicated to offering assistance and fundraising related to transplant medical costs of pre- and post- transplant patients and their families. http://www.helphopelive.org/
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them. Many will get their medications free or nearly free. http://www.pparx.org/
Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO)
An independent, not-for-profit, international organization that is committed to improving the quality of life for transplant candidates, recipients, their families. This link shows multiple pharmaceutical company assistance programs as gathered by TRIO: http://www.trioweb.org/links/pharm.shtml
American Kidney Fund
Nonprofit health organization that provides that grants to needy dialysis patients, transplant recipients and donors to help cover the cost of health related expenses, transportation, medications and more. http://www.kidneyfund.org/