"Your voice of the transplant community"
  • 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

  • May TRIO E-News now available

    learn more about: • Team USA &• Post-transplant cancer resources • new book rerview and many more opportunities

    Read full issue 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

  • May book release, Kidney to Share

    Living kidney altruistic donor, Martha Gershun, shares challenging experience in donating to a stranger(see full book review under Resources)

    download full review 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

  • 30th Heart Anniversary NEW Edition, Nick's New Heart

    Author/mother, Susan May, released a new 2nd edition of her book sharing son Nick's life journey now through 2021 on this 30th anniversary of his heart transplant.

    Download book review here

  • Announcing TransplantLyfe /TRIO partnership

    Patient empowerment platform, Lyfebulb, and TRIO (Transplant Recipients International Organization) announced today their partnership to provide the transplant community with the support they need during their journey.

    Read press release/link 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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  • Having your kidney donor find you!

    View the trailer video of a new education program helping patients find their living kidney donor - a FREE resource by Harvey Mysel.

    View the FREE program here

  • 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

  • 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

Coronovirus information for transplant patients

How to Get Involved

Through the TRIO Headquarters and a network of chapters, TRIO serves its members in the areas of: Awareness, Support, Education, and Advocacy. 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.

Monthly TRIO

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,, 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 E-News Part 2 of 3: General Interest News

TRIO E-News Part 1 of 3: SPECIAL: COVID Vaccine guidance

WWII veteran becomes the oldest organ donor in U.S. History

TRIO E-News May 2021