TRIO Youth Circle is committed to empowering people, especially younger people, to never lose hope, and improving the quality of lives touched by the miracle of transplantation through support, advocacy, education, and awareness across the youth community.
As a part of TRIO's international organization, to be recognized and respected on a national level as the leading voice of youth affected by transplantation.
Provide support to young transplant candidates, recipients, donors, and their families.
Our goals for the TRIO Youth Circle are:
We have the following volunteer roles available:
TRIO Youth Chapter Members to partake in over the phone meetings/support groups
Submit ideas that you would like to read in the youth column for TRIO LifeLines Newsletter
A note from our past Youth Circle Coordinator, Mary Wu:
As a two-time kidney transplant recipient who had my first transplant at age 6 and my second transplant at age 12, both my family and I are all too familiar with the health challenges that a child and then teenager must face and overcome and, yet, there is so much more to us as individuals rather than only an illness. It has been 16 years (and counting!!) since my second kidney transplant and I am very actively involved in educating the public on the power of organ and tissue donation through public speaking, volunteer work, and my passion and work in writing.
Thank you so much for visiting our TRIO youth page!
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