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Give someone
back their life.
donate a kidney.

Donating a kidney is an incredible, potentially life-saving thing to do. A living donation is the best current treatment option for most people who need a transplant.

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Give someone
back their life.
donate a kidney.
About us

About us

This website has been launched by Kidney Research UK, the country’s leading kidney research charity, and Give a Kidney, a charity devoted to living kidney donation, to raise awareness of living kidney donation and help more people understand what it means to be a living donor.

Make Your Mark has been made possible thanks to businessman and philanthropist Dr David Dangoor CBE, who has personal experience of living kidney donation.

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DONATION Stories

John’s story
I would not feel as comfortable in my own skin as I do now if I had not donated my kidney.
Read John’s story
John’s story
Tracey’s Story
Pete’s kidney gave me my life back and gave my son Edward a mum with energy and vitality.
Read Tracey’s Story
Tracey’s Story
Sanjiv’s story
Once the idea of donating a kidney had got into my head, that was it.
Read Sanjiv’s story
Sanjiv’s story

Key Information

KIDNEY
HEALTH

KIDNEY
HEALTH

The kidneys are very complicated organs that control our blood pressure and the amount of liquid in our body.

The donation journey

The donation journey

When you choose to donate a kidney, you’ll be supported every step of the way.

Ready to
Start Your
Journey?

Whether you’ve already decided to donate a kidney, or you are interested in finding out more about the process and what it involves, we’re here to answer any questions you might have.

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