Transplants for Children empowers children and their families to master the lifelong challenges of pediatric organ transplantation.
The Transplants for Children community was created to bring transplant families together with other families who have, will, or are currently going through the transplant process.
Over 1,800 kids received a life-saving organ transplant in 2022.
With your help, we provide the assistance that children and their families need to thrive throughout their transplant journey.
A newly transplanted organ is not a cure, but is the beginning to a new survival journey.
Please mark your calendars for the following Transplants for Children events. We hope to see you there!
Women On A Mission
October 19, 2023
5807 Worth Pkwy.
San Antonio, TX 78257
Valero Transplants for Children Shootout
November 17, 2023
National Shooting Complex
5931 Roft Road
San Antonio, TX
Charity Golf Classic
May 24, 2024
Canyon Springs Golf Club
24405 Wilderness Oak
San Antonio, TX 78260
Gift of Life 5K Run/Walk
October 5, 2024
Lady Bird Johnson Park
10700 Nacogdoches Road
San Antonio, TX US 78217
Trunk or Treat
October 26, 2024
Colonial Hills United Methodist Church
5247 Vance Jackson Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78230
Transplants for Children builds relationships with and provides assistance to families and children to master the lifelong challenges associated with pediatric organ transplantation.
We empower transplant families with the tools and support they need for long-term successful organ retention, with commitment, respect and integrity.
Together we can impact the lives of children and families affected by the organ transplantation process.
It’s through your generosity that we are able to provide healing and hope for these families.
Anyone can become an organ donor.
Registering to become an organ donor is a profoundly altruistic act that holds the power to transform tragedy into hope, as it allows individuals to give the gift of life to those facing terminal illnesses and organ failure, ensuring that even in death, they can continue to make a positive impact on the world by potentially saving multiple lives through the generous donation of their organs and tissues.
Transplants for Children offers a wide range of giving opportunities.
Make a one-time or recurring general donation to provide support for transplant families from diagnosis into adulthood.
Give back in honor of a special occasion, donor, doctor, or child.
Children who receive transplants embark on a lifelong journey of constant health vigilance, financial and social acceptance, insecurity, mental health issues and a range of other challenges. Together with their families, children must navigate these new overwhelming hurdles in an often confusing medical system.
We provide critical support every step of the way from infancy into early adulthood, for transplant children and their families with services that include family support, peer networks and emergency funds.
Our Family Emergency Assistance Programs offers immediate financial, emotional and lodging assistance for transplant families who are facing unforeseen and overwhelming expenses, stress or must temporarily be displaced from their home for transplant care.
Learn more about our Family Emergency Assistance programs:
Our Pediatric to Adult Healthcare Transition Support bridges the gap in healthcare transition, ensuring smooth shifts from pediatric to adult care for both the child and their caregivers, offering vital education and support. It empowers parents and siblings to navigate the transition process alongside the child, imparting essential skills for managing their health as they transition into adulthood.
Learn more about our Pediatric to Adult Healthcare Transition Support programs:
Help give children and their families the resources and hope they need to master pediatric organ transplantation.