Be part of their future.

For those in need of a kidney or liver transplant, living donation is a shorter pathway to better health.

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The Centre for Living Organ Donation was created by UHN Transplant in 2018 to improve access to living organ donation for people who need a life-saving kidney or liver transplant and those who want to give a transformative gift of life.


Upcoming Events

Information Session for Potential Living Kidney Donors

Information Session for Potential Living Kidney Donors

Monthly

If you are considering becoming a living kidney donor and have questions about how to become a donor, the assessment process and the recovery process, this interactive webinar session may help.
Register for an Information Session for Potential Living Kidney Donors

Living Kidney Donor Event

Donor Champion Education Session

Monthly

If you are a caregiver, friend, support person or loved one of someone in need of a kidney or liver transplant, are in need of a kidney or liver transplant and have questionson how to find a living donor, this interactive webinar may be helpful.
Register for a Donor Champion Education Session

PRELOD

PRELOD Information Session

Monthly

If you are a recent UHN living organ donor, or going through the living donation assessment process now, and have questions about reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses, this interactive webinar may be helpful.
Register for a PRELOD Information Session



Their Stories

Joanne Kearney & Brendan Cahill

A Gift of Life for Valentine’s Day

Joanne Kearney & Brendan Cahill

On Valentine's Day 2017, Joanne Kearney was admitted to Toronto General Hospital with 4% kidney function. She would soon receive the life-saving transplant she had been waiting for, thanks to her husband's decision to donate his kidney to a complete stranger.

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Amanda Collins

Amanda Collins

Living Kidney Donor

There are more ways than one to find your living donor. You can start with your inner circle, the family and friends who are closest to you, and then perhaps you widen your circle to your coworkers, sports team, book club. The wider the circle gets, the more people have the opportunity to come forward and act on their instinct to save a life.

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Devin Jones

Devin Jones

Non-Directed Living Liver Donor

In 2016 Devin Jones's three-year-old niece was diagnosed with hepatoblastoma – a rare liver cancer found only in infants and children. The doctors told the family that she would need a transplant and that a living donor was their best option.

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Megan Thomas

Megan Thomas

"There's so much to celebrate"

Living organ donation has always been on Megan Thomas's radar. For most people, it is something they will likely never think about. For Meg and her family, organ donation and transplant have been a fact of life.

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The Centre for Living Organ Donation
Soham & Shaila Ajmera Family Transplant Centre

Phone: 416 340 5400
Email: livingorgandonation@uhn.ca

 

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