Kidney Transplant and Dialysis Program Resources
The Transplant Center has a dedicated financial counselor who will work with you and your insurance company to obtain detailed insurance benefits for all aspects of the transplant process.
Blue Bell, PA: Camp Jeremy is a week-long day camp for children ages 6 to 16 years who have undergone a life-saving organ transplant, and their siblings.
Millville, PA: Camp Kydnie is held from July 5–10 for children ages 6 to 16 years who have kidney disease or have had a transplant, and their siblings or friends.
Claryville, NY: Frost Valley is held during two, two-week sessions beginning June 28 and July 12. Children ages 7 to 15 years (or up to 10th grade) who are on dialysis, who are post-transplant, or who have chronic kidney disease are eligible to attend.
Ligonier, PA: Kidney Kamp is held in the first week of August for children of all ages with peritoneal dialysis, who are pre-dialysis or on hemodialysis, or who have had a transplant.
In this 10-minute video, you will learn how and when to change a dressing for a child with a hemodialysis catheter. The video is available in English and Spanish.
The American Organ Transplant Association helps to make organ transplant surgery, travel and aftercare available to patients and their families.
AST is an organization of transplant professionals dedicated to research, education, advocacy and patient care in transplantation science and medicine.
COTA exists to assist patients who require a life-saving transplant by providing fundraising assistance and family support.
This a not-for-profit alliance of national organizations and state teams across the U.S. committed to increasing organ, eye and tissue donation.
Gift of Life is the organ and tissue procurement organization (OPO) serving eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.
The Gift of Life Family House provides critically needed support programs and temporary lodging for organ transplant patients and their families.
The National Foundation for Transplants provides fundraising assistance to patients for the portion of transplant costs not covered by insurance.
TRIO is committed to improving the quality of life of transplant candidates, recipients, their families and the families of organ and tissue donors.
The Transplant Recipients International Organization offers transplant and donation information and resources.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Donation Initiative provides information about organ donation.
UNOS is a private, nonprofit organization managing the nation's organ transplant system under contract with the federal government.