Our non-profit community partners have been key collaborators in “The Power Of Two’s” effort to use powerful, personal storytelling to engage communities globally in critical discussions and inspires action around organ donation and transplantation, and awareness of cystic fibrosis (CF) and other chronic illnesses.
Asian Americans for Community Involvement – Focusing on the diverse Asian American community, Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) improves the health, mental health, and well-being of individuals and their families by providing an array of human services, and empowers the Asian American community by working collaboratively for equality and social justice.
Asian Law Alliance – Over the past 32 years as a nonprofit corporation, the Asian Law Alliance has helped tens of thousands of people in obtaining decent housing, justice in the immigration process, and access to basic human and legal rights.
Association of Organ Procurement Organizations – The Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) is the non-profit organization recognized as the national representative of all fifty-eight federally-designated organ procurement organizations (OPOs) throughout the United States and its territories. AOPO represents and serves OPOs through advocacy, support, and by the development of activities that will maximize the availability of organs and tissues and enhance the quality, effectiveness, and integrity of the donation process.
The Blooming Rose Foundation – The Blooming Rose Foundation was created to give hope to families immediately following diagnosis, fundraise to positively reach a vast array of individuals and offer an online resource for individuals, families, and friends to find up to date research, links to encouraging websites and blogs as well as a way to connect with other families and adults with CF. Blooming Rose Foundation will talk with families about raising a child who is thriving with CF; the positive outlook and breakthrough treatment available now and on the horizon.
The Boomer Esiason Foundation - The Boomer Esiason Foundation is a dynamic partnership of leaders in the medical and business communities joining with a committed core of volunteers to heighten awareness, education and the quality of life for those affected by cystic fibrosis, while providing financial support to research aimed at finding a cure.
Breathe California – Through grassroots education, advocacy and services, Breathe California fights lung disease, advocates for clean air and advances public health.
Breathing Room – Facilitates candid and open communication between adults with Cystic Fibrosis, supports the development of a community of adults with CF and provides education and insight for families, caregivers, and medical professionals who impact our lives.
California Transplant Donor Network – Saves and improves lives through organ and tissue donation for transplantation, concentrating efforts on the recovery and placement of vital organs in northern/central California and northern Nevada.
Center for Asian American Media - The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is the leading Asian American media arts organization in the nation and a leading arts and culture organization in San Francisco. Since 1980, CAAM has exposed audiences to new voices and new communities, advancing our collective understanding of American experiences. CAAM is dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible. We do this by funding, producing, distributing and exhibiting works in film, television and digital media.
Chris Klug Foundation – Founded in 2004 by liver transplant recipient and Olympic Medalist snowboarder Chris Klug, the Chris Klug Foundation (CKF) is dedicated to promoting lifesaving donation through Donor Dudes and other programs, and improving the quality of life for donors, donor families, organ transplant candidates and recipients.
Cystic Fibrosis Association of New Zealand – The Cystic Fibrosis Association is an incorporated society providing membership for regional groups, businesses and individuals who wish to work together in support of people with cystic fibrosis and their families. There are branches in most regions to provide local support.
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. – A community of families, professionals and volunteers committed to funding Cystic Fibrosis research and improving the quality of life for children and adults with CF.
Cystic Fibrosis Services Pharmacy – At the Cystic Fibrosis Services Pharmacy (CF Services), our mission is to serve the CF population by helping patients and families manage their prescription medication needs. CF Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, was established in 1988 as a specialty pharmacy and is devoted to provide CF patients with quick, easy, and affordable access to high quality prescription medications, and to assist CF patients in overcoming insurance and financial barriers to obtaining the medications they need. More than just a pharmacy, CF Services is a key advocate to the CF community and in fiscal year 2009 alone, the pharmacy contributed over $4.5 million to patient advocacy, reimbursement support, clinical trials, patient assistance, patient education, North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC), and intercompany support.
Cystic Fibrosis Worldwide – Cystic Fibrosis Worldwide (CFW) is dedicated to improving quality of life and life expectancy for persons living with cystic fibrosis globally. CFWW reaches out to its 52 member countries by working to help develop effective cystic fibrosis treatment and care.
Cystic Life – CysticLife (CL) is an organization that works to positively transform the lives of the cystic fibrosis community by providing life-improving resources, community support, increasing awareness, and raising funds. CysticLife developed and operates www.CysticLife.org, which has become the social network for the CF community. This positive, uplifting Web site is a central location for the community to share tips, questions, ideas, experiences and encouragement. Members have the ability to maintain a profile, post blogs, ask and answer questions, directly contact one another, and search others within the community by location, relation to CF, age and gender.
Donate Life America – Assists in mobilizing the transplant community to educate the American public on the need for organ, eye and tissue donation and motivating the public to make an actionable donor designation.
Donate Life Arizona – DonateLifeAZ is administered by Donor Network of Arizona (DNA), a nonprofit, 501(c)3 federally designated organ procurement organization for the state of Arizona. DNA saves and heals the lives of Arizonans through dedicated and passionate work to provide organs to save lives, tissue to heal lives and corneas to restore sight.
Donate Life California – A nonprofit Organ and Tissue Donor Registry dedicated to saving the lives of thousands of Californians awaiting life-saving transplants.
Donate Life Hollywood – A film festival celebrating the entertainment industry’s inspiring and accurate organ and tissue donation storylines.
Donate Life San Diego -Donate Life San Diego is a coalition of San Diego workplace partners and health organizations committed to saving lives in our communities through health information, screenings and donor registration.
Donate Life South Carolina – Donate Life South Carolina is the organization whose mission is to promote organ and tissue donation for transplantation and provides temporary patient assistance for South Carolina transplant recipients. Donate Life South Carolina also maintains the South Carolina Donor Registry.
Donor Network of Arizona - The federally designated, nonprofit, 501(c)3 organ recovery organization for Arizona. Donor Network of Arizona recovers organs to save lives, tissues to heal lives and corneas to restore sight. In addition, they provide community education, hospital/healthcare education and donor family aftercare programs.
The Elizabeth Nash Foundation – Honors and perpetuates Liz Nash’s lifelong example of giving and to continue her fight against Cystic Fibrosis by making focused investments in CF research and scholarships for individuals with CF.
Fukuoka Center for Overseas Commerce in America — The Fukuoka Center for Overseas Commerce in America, which is a division of the government of Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, provides free expansion and relocation assistance and partner matching services to companies throughout North America interested in taking advantage of the market opportunities in Western Japan.
Genetic Alliance – Genetic Alliance is the world’s leading nonprofit advocacy organization committed to transforming health through genetics. We promote an environment of openness centered on the health of individuals, families, and communities.
Golden State Donor Services - Golden State Donor Services (GSDS) is the nonprofit, federally designated transplant donor network serving two and a half million people in the greater Sacramento area. We are committed to saving and improving lives by connecting one life to another through donation and transplantation. We support potential donor families in their time of loss, provide care for them through the donation process and coordinate the recovery of organs and tissues for transplant. We also provide after-care support to donor families while at the same time working to inspire universal acceptance of donation to ensure every person in need receives the “Gift of Life.”
Hafu – With an ever increasing movement of people between places in this transnational age, there is a mounting number of mixed-race people in Japan, some visible others not. “Hafu” is the unfolding journey of discovery into the intricacies of mixed-race Japanese and their multicultural experience in modern day Japan. The film follows the lives of five “hafus”–the Japanese term for people who are half-Japanese–and by virtue of the fact that living in Japan, they are forced to explore what it means to be multiracial and multicultural in a nation that once proudly proclaimed itself as the mono-ethnic nation. For some of these hafus Japan is the only home they know, for some living in Japan is an entirely new experience, and others are caught somewhere between two different worlds.
Japan Cystic Fibrosis Network – Established in April 2001, Japan Cystic Fibrosis Network is a community to support CF patients and families in Japan. Because there are only 20 to 30 CF patients in Japan, it had been difficult to receive information about the disease and get to know each other. Through information exchange and communication the community aims to achieve higher quality of lives and treatment for CF families and patients. We look forward to having more CF patients and families join us as well as obtaining latest information from the medical field.
Japan Society of Northern California - The Japan Society of Northern California is an educational non-profit organization and the West Coast’s leading forum on Japan and US-Japan relations. Its mission is to strengthen cooperation and understanding between the peoples of the United States and Japan in a changing world by providing programs that help to expand knowledge, increase personal interaction and facilitate discussion of important issues.
Japan Transplant Recipients Organization – Serving the Japanese transplant community.
Japanese American Bar Association – The Japanese American Bar Association (“JABA”) was founded over 30 years ago in Los Angeles, California. As such, it is one of the nation’s oldest Asian American bar associations. JABA’s membership includes judges, professors, law students, and attorneys from all backgrounds. JABA provides a forum for members of the legal profession with interest in and ties to the Japanese American community to discuss issues, network, organize, and serve the community.
Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California – Founded in 1973, the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California has been serving the community for over 35 years. The JCCCNC strives to meet the evolving needs of the Japanese American community through offering programs, affordable services and facility usage.
Japantown Community Congress of San Jose – The mission of the Japantown Community Congress of San Jose is to advocate for the preservation of the historic and cultural heritage of San Jose’s Japantown and promote efforts to sustain and enhance the diversity, vibrancy, and viability of this community as a legacy for future generations.
LifePoint – LifePoint is the designated Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) for organ recovery services in South Carolina. LifePoint actively provides organ, tissue and ocular donor services to 62 hospitals throughout the state. LifePoint also helps support and educate families at an emotionally devastating time, so they can make well-informed decisions about organ and tissue donation.
Lifesharing - Lifesharing is committed to the life-saving and life-enhancing efforts of transplantation. We strive to be the leader in organ and tissue donation through education, collaboration, and the provision of quality service.
The Lung Transplant Foundation - The Lung Transplant Foundation (LTF) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote and advance research in order to improve long-term outcomes among lung transplant recipients.
Miracles for Life - A non-profit dedicated to inspiring teens and children recovering from life-saving tissue and organ transplants to be their greater selves by offering them an outdoor educational experience that revitalizes their heart, their minds and their spirit.
Oakland Fukuoka Sister City Association – The Oakland Fukuoka Sister City Association helps to foster and promote cultural awareness, understanding, and friendship between the people and cities of Oakland, California and Fukuoka, Japan.
One Legacy – The nonprofit, federally designated transplant donor network serving 18 million people in seven Southern California counties.
Richie’s Spirit Foundation: Our mission is to promote organ donation to people of all ages through education awareness programs, grants to honor Richie’s memory, and inspiring others to live life with a positive spirit.
The Rock CF Foundation- The Rock CF Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation. Founded and led by Emily Schaller, the Rock CF Foundation is dedicated to increasing the quality of life for people with Cystic Fibrosis. With the help of a core group of volunteers, the Foundation utilizes the arts, entertainment, fashion and fitness to support research initiatives and heighten public awareness in the fight against cystic fibrosis.
Second Wind Lung Transplant Association, Inc. – Second Wind Lung Transplant Association, Inc. was formed in 1995 by a small group of people who wanted to provide information about lung transplantation to others. Today, Second Wind is an international organization with over 400 members scattered throughout the United States and in Australia, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Germany.
Transplant Buddies – Established in 1999, the TransplantBuddies site provides information about the transplant process, resources covering drugs and side effects, and daily discussions about living life as a transplant patient. The site also includes members Photos, Life stories while covering experiences of both transplant recipients and donors.
Transplant Recipients International Organization - TRIO is 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 Speakers International, Inc. (TSI) - TSI was created by a group of donor families and transplant recipients. Its sole mission was to create an organization that raised public awareness of organ donors and transplants so well that in time, the need for the group would become obsolete.
TRIO Akron-Canton – Akron-Canton TRIO is a 501(c)3 non-profit support group for those who have received a transplant, their families and support people, those waiting for a transplant, health care professionals, living donors, and donor families. All are welcome.
TRIO San Francisco Bay – Promotes awareness of organ and tissue donation as an important social responsibility, provides support to transplant candidates, recipients, and their families to help alleviate the stress and problems associated with the transplant process, provides education on developments in organ and tissue donation, transplantation, medications, social issues, and finances, and advocates for the concerns and needs that affect the welfare of transplant candidates, recipients, and their families and donor families.
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) – A non-profit scientific and educational organization that administers the United States’ only Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), and advances organ availability and transplantation by uniting and supporting our communities for the benefit of patients through education, technology, and policy development.
The United States Adults Cystic Fibrosis Association, Inc. - An independent, non-profit organization that provides a source of information for CF adults regarding the basis, nature and progression of the disease, as well as the latest treatments and research to fight it and to provide a forum for CF adults to communicate to each other.
VIA - VIA (formerly Volunteers in Asia) provides innovative experiential learning programs in Asia and the United States that promote cross-cultural understanding, build partnerships, and offer transformative experiences for our participants and the communities they serve.