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The National Kidney Registry is dedicated to increasing the number of kidney transplants from living donors, improving donor-recipient matches for longer-lasting transplants, and offering protection and support to living kidney donors to make the kidney donation process safer, easier and more convenient.

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Information for Donors

Can I Get Lost Wages Reimbursement for Kidney Donation?

Timothy Wan, Esq., General Counsel

If you decide to become a living kidney donor, you will need to take some time off work for surgery and recovery.

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Kidney Donor Stories

My Kidney Donation Story: Joan Reding

Joan Reding

Back in 2018, I saw that an acquaintance had posted on Facebook that she needed a kidney and was asking if anyone was willing to be tested to see if they were a match. I didn’t know much about kidney donation but I said sure, I’d be willing.

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