Giving to the Transplant Center
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The Largest and Most Experienced Transplant Center in Michigan

Your gift can help our physicians provide the highest-quality care while contributing to major advances in patient care, research, and education.

Gifts are moving our ground-breaking work forward, by:

  • Leading education programs to enhance organ donation awareness to meet growing needs
  • Employing new technology to optimize lung function to increase organ availability
  • Improving the quality of life for all our transplant patients

Transplant Surgery is working to improve health challenges and protect those who seek our care. Our faculty are at the forefront of science and bursting with scientific discovery. And, with our commitment to inclusive medical education that will bring forth generations of experts in the field, your gift will impact patients’ lives.

Giving Opportunities
Transplant Center Support
Help us meet unfunded needs that can include patient and public education, our patient emergency fund, research aimed at improving quality of life for transplant recipients, promotion of organ and tissue donation awareness, and Camp Michitanki.
Support our areas of need
Transplant Patient Emergency Fund
Together with our Transplant social workers, the emergency fund assists over 500 patients and families a year with needs during the transplantation process such as medication coverage, food, and transportation.
Assist our patients and families
UMH Camp Michitanki Transplant Fund
Your gift supports Camp Michitanki, the U-M Transplant Center’s summer camp. The camp provides an exciting camping experience for children ages 7-15 who have had an organ transplant.
Send kids to camp
Transplant Center Innovation Fund
Gifts will support research, clinical innovations, and the development of new programs within the University of Michigan Transplant Center.
Advance innovation in transplant medicine
Transplant Center Nursing Excellence Fund
Support continuing education for all Transplant Center nurses, promote innovative methods to improve patient outcomes, and enhance skills in providing excellent care for Transplant Center patients and their families.
Support excellence in transplant nursing
Partner With Us

We would be pleased to discuss your interests and goals — and the impact your gift can have. We can connect you with faculty and staff, identify where your help is most needed, and share how giving can provide personal satisfaction as well as financial and tax benefits.

Jackie Rink Jackie Rink
Associate Director of Development