TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION
"Your voice of the transplant community"
 
  • Liver preservation TV video

    Lorrinda, our TRIO Oklahoma chapter president and herself a liver transplant recipient, was interviewed in this TV story about the latest advance in liver preservation technology.

    Watch it here

  • Historic breakthrough in heart transplantation

    this historic transplant of a bovine heart saving a dying man's life brings hope to many

    Read about it here

  • 2021 record breaking year for transplants/donations

    Congratulations and thanks to all who helped make this latest record-breaking milestone possible!

    Read more here

  • Donate Life Float wins Rose Parade “Extraordinaire Award”

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  • TRIO E-News January Issue

    Wishing you a Happy & Healthy New Year, with so much good news and opportunities.  Read about them here....

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  • Delta Variant & COVID-19 Boosters for Transplant Patients

    An "Ask the Experts" panel discussion of the recently approved 3rd vaccine shot - Sept 1st recorded video avaialble by CareDx

    Read more

  • Do you know your risk for cancer post-transplant?

    TRIO's unique Post-transpant cancer (PTC) web resource might save your life! Click on graphic to link to our PTC web site.

    Link to learn more here

  • oldest organ donor in U.S. History

    95 yr old vet donates liver to 62 yr old woman to become oldest organ donor in US history

    watch news story here

  • TRIO featured in CareDx newsletter

    TRIO's leaders and our Post-transplant Cancer messages and website are featured in the April CareDx patient newsletter

    Read full issue here

  • Meet new book, EXHALE, author

    Lung transplant doctor, David Weill, shares insider views of life as a transplant physician in interview with TRIO president (see full book review under Resources)

    Watch full interview here

  • TRIO Recognized as BEST OVERALL support group

    We just want to share with you that TRIO has been selected as the overall winner of . . . The 8 Best Transplant Support Groups of 2020

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  • Man glad to be alive with four organ transplants

    Read the awesome story of one man who is alive with a double-lung, kidney and liver transplants

    Read more

  • Organ Donation to Transplant Surgery

    Gena Mayer, Manager, Transplant Coordination Services at Gift of Life Donor Program in Philadelphia shares how the process of organ donation carries through to transplant surgery flows.

    watch event video here

  • Supercooling preserves donor livers for more than a day

    The breakthrough could mean that fewer organs go to waste before they make it into a transplant recipient.

    Read full story here


TRIO's Mission & Vision

TRIO is an independent, not-for-profit, international organization committed to improving the quality of life of transplant candidates, recipients, their families and the families of organ and tissue donors.
Through the TRIO Headquarters and a network of chapters, TRIO serves its members in the areas of: Awareness, Support, Education, and Advocacy.

How to Get Involved

This TRIO web site is filled with information about these areas and our many programs, including local chapter contact information, so wander around these pages to learn more about TRIO or contact your local TRIO chapter. If you still don't find answers to what you are looking for, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 1-813-800-TRIO (8746).

Coronovirus information for transplant patients

Monthly TRIO
E-News

TRIO provides the TRIO E-News monthly newsletter highlighting Chapter activities, useful information about transplant and health topics, event announcements / reports, and other information of interest to the worldwide transplant community.

Support TRIO Financially

Donating time or money, becoming a chapter member or member-at-large, registering as an organ donor, or donating your UAL frequent flyer miles - contact TRIO at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or make a secure online donation below.

Join a TRIO Chapter or Group

YOU are invited to join us in support of the TRIO mission to help change the world! Become a Member at Large or discover TRIO within your own local community by joining a TRIO Chapter or support group near you.

Become an Organ Donor

Although there have been advances in medical technology, the demand for organ, eye and tissue donation still vastly exceeds the number of donors. Make life possible for the more than 118,000 people awaiting transplants. Commit now to giving life to others when you die.

TRIO PTC Phase 1: Web Site

The Post-Transplant Cancer educational web site, TRIOwebPTC.org, is now open as content continues to grow in coming months.

Featured Resources


Transplant Book Reviews

Book Reviews

Transplant stories of how the human spirit can deal with life's "adventures".

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TRIO Online Presentation Library

Presentation Library

Transplant Presentation Library offers an easy answer to those needs and many others.

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Transplant Children's Book

FREE Children’s Book

The 36 page colorful book uses the true story of a chapter mother's double lung transplant.

Read more

News & Announcements


TRIO Oklahoma support group

TRIO Oklahoma now hosting weekly support group

TRIO Board Election Results 12/29/2021

At the TRIO national board's Annual meeting held by video conference on December 29th, 2021, new board members Kim Marsh and Joe Karan were elected to serve three-year terms as Directors-at-Large,...

TRIO January 2022 E-News