Providing information and support to those
undergoing or contemplating living kidney donation

Fundraising

Vision


To provide leading edge education and support to living kidney donors and recipients.

Purpose


To reduce the suffering and improve the quality of life from long term kidney disease through education, advocacy, research and support throughout the living kidney donor and transplantation process.

Strategies


Education

  • Organ donor education
  • Recipient education
  • Health professional education
  • Live donor support program
  • Recipient support program
  • Sharing knowledge, experiences with related organisations
  • General public awareness and education

Support Programs

Volunteers

  • Living kidney donor support program
  • In hospital support

Social services

  • Flowers/ chocolates
  • Out of hospital expenses
  • Overnight accommodation

Research and Fellowship Programs

  • Allied health research grants
  • Organ Transplant Research: basic science and clinical research
  • Transplant Fellowship Programs: surgical skills

Advocacy

  • Engagement with community to promote the benefits of and awareness of living organ donation
  • Engagement with local community
  • Engagement with wider community
  • Engagement with media and government



Funding Objectives


Items Cost
Forceps and needle holders $5,000 each set
Vascular clamps $7,500
Intraoperative ultrasound probes $25,000 to $45,000
Immunology tests and columns (ABOi) $40,000
Urology equipment $25,000
Education $10,000
Social services $25,000
Research grant $26,000
Research manager/fellowship $100,000 per year

Types of giving


  • Memorial gift - donation in memory of loved one
  • Honor gift - special occasion
  • General gifts
  • New concepts
  • Planned giving - through estates
  • Workplace giving