Living kidney donation is saving lives all over the world. With 80,000 people on kidney transplant waiting lists, matching live donors with those in need is more important now than ever. And it’s one way to reduce that awful 5-year wait list time. Alliance for Paired Kidney Donation is helping Americans and those around the … Read MoreRead More
Hope Comes In Pairs
The APKD serves kidney patients through technology, education and generosity.
When a patient is in need of a kidney transplant, family, friends and loved ones may step forward to offer the gift of a living kidney donation. Many times, the donor is not compatible with the recipient. Paired donation matches one incompatible donor/recipient pair to another pair in the same situation. Altruistic, or Good Samaritan, donors can choose to donate without an intended kidney recipient and are paired with the best possible match.