In 2013, a record 52 transplant candidates were matched with a life-saving kidney through the OPTN Kidney Paired Donation Pilot Program (KPDPP). Currently, about 57 percent of eligible transplant programs participate in the program (view the list). UNOS strongly encourages the other 43 percent to consider joining, to help make more transplant matches possible in 2014.
For more information about the OPTN KPDPP and links to all of the resources you’ll need, visit the Kidney Paired Donation page. Contact Program Manager Ruthanne Leishman with questions at [email protected] or (804) 782-4770, or email [email protected].