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Give someone
back their life.
donate a kidney.

Six people die each week waiting for a kidney. Most of us are born with two kidneys, but we only need one to lead a happy and healthy life. 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

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
Liz’s Story
Liz's family struggled at first with her determination to donate her kidney to someone unrelated to her.
Read Liz’s Story
Liz’s Story
Shaun’s Story
"I donated a kidney to my dad 10 years ago, aged 25. To me, it was a no brainer."
Read Shaun’s Story
Shaun’s Story

Key Information

ABOUT KIDNEY DONATION

ABOUT KIDNEY DONATION

Learn about living kidney donation, including the donation process and why we need more living donors.

TRACK YOUR JOURNEY

TRACK YOUR JOURNEY

Keep track of what you know about living kidney donation.

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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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