Charity of the week: National Transplant Assistance Fund
The NTAF helps transplant and catastrophic-injury patients with their medical expenses through fund-raising guidance, patient support and resources, and financial assistance.
National Transplant Assistance Fund (ntafund.org) works to help transplant and catastrophic-injury patients afford critical but uninsured medically related expenses through fund-raising guidance, patient support and resources, and financial assistance. NTAF is proud to have administered over 3,700 patient campaigns; generated more than $57 million in funds for patients; provided direct financial assistance to 3,197 patients; opened patient campaigns in all 50 states; provided information, education, and referrals to 16,966 families; built an excellent reputation in the transplant community; conducted public education campaigns on the importance of organ donation; and distributed more than 600,000 organ donor cards and tens of thousands of brochures.
Each charity we feature has earned a four-star overall rating from Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator ranks not-for-profit organizations on the effectiveness of their programs, their control of administrative and fund-raising expenses, and the transparency of their operations. Four stars is the group’s highest ranking.