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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!

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Featured Upcoming Events 
   
     

March Membership Meeting

Monday, March 16th at 6:30pm

"Corned Beef Dinner"

Join us for a Corned Beef dinner at our usual meeting place at Christ Episcopal in Pittsford. There will be plenty of food and lots of time to chat. Irish heritage not required! 

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March Lung Luncheon

Thursday, March 19th at noon

Hicks and McCarthy

23 South Main Street, Pittsford, NY 14534

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We welcome all lung transplant candidates, recipients, and caregivers to our monthly luncheons. Join us for some good conversation and good food!

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April Lung Luncheon

Thursday, April 16th at noon

Jeremiah's Tavern

2164 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road, Penfield, NY 14526

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April Membership Meeting

Monday, April 20th at 6:30pm

Organ Transplantation and Physical Therapy

Matt Williams, PT

Matt will address the benefits of physical exercise for transplant recipients. Join us for a light dinner followed by Matt's presentation on this important topic. 

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May Membership Meeting

Monday, May 18th at 6:30pm

Skin Cancer - Risks for Transplant Recipients

Sherrif F. Ibrahim, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Ibrahim will discuss the particular skin cancer risks that all transplant recipients face as a result of their compromised immune systems, and how these risks can be minimized. Join us for what promises to be a very interesting talk. A light dinner will also be served. 

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Transplant News


See the wonderful new Ad Council initiative "Pass Life On" to encourage organ donation by following this link.

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Featured Video


Transplant

A BBC documentary that follows several patients who receive the Gift of Life from a single organ donor. Britain, like the United States, struggles with a shortage of organs for transplant. (59 minutes)




 

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