Welcome to the Transplant Awareness Organization

of Greater Rochester (TAO)

  • Providing support, understanding, education, and resources for transplant recipients, candidates, and their families
  • Working actively in the community to promote organ, eye, and tissue donation
  • Membership is not required in order to attend TAO meetings. Guests are very welcome!



  May Membership Meeting

Monday May 16

6:30 pm

Christ Episcopal Church
36 S. Main St., Pittsford

Bone Health

Ashley Nichols, PA

Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation - URMC

Bone health is an important issue for all transplant recipients. Please join us on the 18th for this informative presentation and some good conversation! A light dinner will be served. All are welcome!



May "Open Airways" Lung Gathering

Thursday, May 19th at noon

Corner Bakery Cafe

3300 Monroe Avenue, Pittsford, 14618


The link above is for their soup menu. They also have a great selection of salads and sandwiches

Note: We welcome all lung transplant candidates, recipients, and caregivers to our "Open Airways" Lung Gathering at local restuarants each month. For more information, use the "Contact Us" link on this page.



June "Open Airways" Lung Gathering

Thursday June 16th at noon

Jeremiah's Tavern

2164 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road, Penfield, NY 14526




June, July, August Membership Meetings

TAO will hold its Annual Picnic in June, and then we take a summer break in July and August, so there will be no regular membership meetings during those summer months



TAO Annual Picnic!!

Monday, June 20th

Picnic begins at 5:30pm with dinner scheduled for 6:00pm 

Buckland Park

1341 Westfall Road, Rochester, NY 14618

Our Annual Picnic has become a tradition at TAO, so we hope you will join us on the 20th for a great time and good food! This year Dinosaur Barbecue is catering the food! The location in Buckland Park is the same as last year. Please make your reservations with Bev Schank (phone: 244-1536) by June 13th. Cost: Adults - $13.00, Children - $6.50. Send your check payable to TAO to Bev at 75 Eastland Ave., Rochester, NY 14618. Please also include a note with the name(s) of the attendees. Thanks!



Featured Video

"A New Day"

A wonderful video to start your day. We recommend watching it in full screen mode by clicking on the icon on the bottom right of the video. 


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