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!
Featured Upcoming Events
February Membership Meeting
Monday, February 16th at 6:30pm
"Diabetes and Nutrition for the Transplant Patient"
Elizabeth Keirstead, R.D., CNSD
Elizabeth Keirsted, is a certified nutritionist in the transplant area at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She will discuss management of diabetes, a health problem which almost all transplant recipients are susceptible to over time. Join us on the 16th for this important talk along with a light dinner!
February Lung Luncheon
Thursday, February 19th at noon
2164 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road, Penfield, NY 14526
See the wonderful new Ad Council initiative "Pass Life On" to encourage organ donation by following this link.
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)