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Websites on Living Kidney Donation




The American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) supports patient education. The ASTS website provides videos in both English and Spanish. 



ASTS: Living Kidney Donation: What you need to know. Click here

The National Living Donor Assistance Center (NLDAC) program’s mission is to reduce financial barriers to living donation. NDLAC’s website provides donor education in both English and Spanish. 

NLDAC Patient Brochure Click here

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is a major nonprofit dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases and improving the quality of life of individuals affected by kidney disease. NKF’s website has information about living kidney donation in English and limited educational brochures in Spanish.

NKF: Living Donation Click here

The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) is a non-profit organization that manages the nation's organ transplant system. UNOS’s website provides free publications to help patients learn more about living donation in Spanish and English.

Living Donation: Information You Need to Know Click here

Living Donors Online is an online community where living kidney donors, potential living kidney donors and their families can interact with one another and learn more about living kidney donation. 

About Living Kidney Donation Click here

American Transplant Foundation is a non-profit foundation that increases awareness about living donation, eliminates the barriers to living donation and provides access to anti-rejection medication for transplant recipients. 

What to Consider Before Donating Click here

Partnering with Your Transplant Team is a handbook from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), which provides wait-listed patients, recipients, and their families a sound overview of the transplant system and suggestions for how to navigate it.

Partnering with Your Transplant Team Click here


Last Updated: 7/10/2015