Northeast Ohio's organ procurement organization. CEO Gordon Bowen is a member of the Transplant House of Cleveland board, and Lifebanc staff look for opportunities to collaborate through shared marketing and reciprocal volunteering. A favorite time at the House is when Lifebanc staff serve dinner and spend the evening in conversation with our guests.
University Circle Inc. (UCI)
The community service corporation responsible for developing, serving and advocating for University Circle as a vibrant and complete neighborhood without borders. UCI is Transplant House’s landlord and we are grateful for their generous discounted rates and public support of our work.
Cleveland Clinic Transplant Center
A leader in organ transplantation, providing the highest quality of transplantation procedures. Several Clinic staff were founding board members for Transplant House of Cleveland and the first financial supporters of its mission. Cleveland Clinic has provided a portion of our general operating support every year since we opened our doors and has provided sponsorships at fundraising events.
University Hospitals Transplant Center
Offers decades of experience and expert care to organ transplant patients. University Hospitals has been represented on the Transplant House board since our inception and has provided a portion of our general operating support throughout that time. University Hospitals is a regular sponsor of Transplant House fundraising events.
The Cleveland Foundation
Enhances the lives of all residents of Greater Cleveland, now and for generations to come, by working together with donors to build community endowment, address needs through grantmaking, and provide leadership on key community issues. Transplant House is proud to have an organizational fund at The Cleveland Foundation, through which we invest for our future. Donate to the fund.
Greater Cleveland Transplant Collaborative
Exists to serve as a collective resource to the Greater Cleveland transplant community which includes patients, caregivers, families, and others who support them. Transplant House of Cleveland is a founding member of this collective that includes the organizations listed below. Cleveland Clinic Transplant Center, University Hospitals Transplant Institute, and Lifebanc (listed above) are also members.
Transplant Recipients International Organization, Inc. (TRIO)
An independent, not-for-profit, international organization committed to improving the quality of life of transplant candidates, recipients, their families and the families of organ and tissue donors. Transplant House of Cleveland is a member of the Greater Cleveland TRIO Chapter and partners on education, support, and observance of the Donor Sabbath each November.
Kidney Foundation of Ohio
Dedicated to providing a broad-based program of direct assistance to those with kidney disease and promoting and providing educational programming for the general public, renal professionals, and patients and their families.
Cleveland Minority Organ & Tissue Transplant Education Program (MOTTEP)
Ohio’s only organization that offers community-based, culturally specific transplant, health and prevention education exclusively to the minority community.
Restores sight and prevents blindness through the healing power of donation, transplantation and research.
International Transplant Nurse Society (ITNS)
Was founded in 1992 as a non-profit organization, to promote the education and clinical practice excellence of nurses who are interested in and participate in the care of solid organ transplant patients.
To promote organ, eye and tissue donation by celebrating the success of transplantation and honoring donors and their families who provided the gift of life and sight. Team Ohio accomplishes the through participation in the Donate Life Transplant Games of America and other events that raise awareness about donation and promote enrollment on the Ohio Donor Registry.
Healthcare Hospitality Network
Supports healthcare hospitality houses to be more effective in their service to patients and families. Transplant House of Cleveland is a proud member, benefitting from conferences and shared research and practices with other medical hospitality houses across the country.
National Kidney Foundation
The leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk.
Transplant Unwrapped is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission to ensure every patient, caregiver, and member of the intestinal disease community feels well-educated and supported throughout their journey with intestinal failure, intestinal rehabilitation, and intestinal and multivisceral transplantation.
Case Western Reserve Collaborative Practice
This weekly course for students in the health professions is an interprofessional course in which student learn teamwork skills by engaging with community partners on mutually beneficial community-based projects. Teams of students from the graduate schools of medicine, nursing, social work, dentistry, and genetics assist a local nonprofit with a project, while learning that the goal of bringing health to others must involve a diverse team from various disciplines. Transplant House of Cleveland is honored to have two teams of students for the 2020-21 academic year, focused on the efficacy of its support programs for caregivers and patients.